From Community Health Workers to Community Health Systems: Time to Widen the Horizon?

Authors Schneider, H. , Lehmann, U.

Date 2016

Keywords CHW models, Health Equity

Defines community health systems as the space between formal health structures (in which community health workers are integrated) and community systems (where community health workers are embedded). Calls for a broader understanding and exploration of community health systems as a means to achieving comprehensive care for all.

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