Identifying the Core Elements of Effective Community Health Worker Programs: A Research Agenda

Authors Arvey, S.R. , Fernandez, M.E.

Date 2012

Keywords CHW models, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, US- based

An article from the American Journal of Public Health. Discusses the challenges for conducting research to determine the effectiveness of CHW programs and for translating research into practice because of the variability of the role of the CHW. Recommends a better understanding of the core elements of effective CHW programs.