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Navigation Delivery Models and Roles of Navigators in Primary Care: A Scoping Literature Review

Authors Carter, N., Valaitis, R.K., Lam, A., Feather, J., Nicholl, J., et. al.

Date 2016

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords CHW models, Health Equity, Scope of Practice, US- based

A literature review examining community health worker models in the context of primary care. To be included in this analysis, studies were required to address social services beyond health system services. The review illuminates the value in addressing social determinants of health through community health worker interventions.

How States Can Use Medicaid Managed Care Contracts to Support Community Health Workers

Authors Families USA

Date 2018

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Financing, Tools and Guides, US- based

An issue brief from Families USA. Outlines a framework for funding community health workers through Medicaid. Provides language to use in writing contracts with Medicaid agencies and Medicaid managed care organizations.

Role of Community Health Workers in Supporting South Africa’s HIV/AIDS Treatment Programme

Authors Mottiar, S. , Lodge, T.

Date 2018

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Global, HIV/AIDS, Scope of Practice

An article drawing on the experiences of community health workers in South Africa’s HIV/AIDS treatment programme. Offers insights regarding stresses and succeses of the program, CHW engagement, and challenges in integrating CHWs into the health care system.

Participants’ Perceptions of Interactions with Community Health Workers who Promote Behavior Change: A Qualitative Characterization from Participants with Normal, Depressive, and Anxious Mood States

Authors Perales, J. , Reininger, B.M., Lee, M., Linder, S.H.

Date 2017

Project No Project Affiliation

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

A study from the International Journal for Equity in Health. Examines the factors of the community health worker-client relationship that contribute to behavior change, as well as the impact that CHWs can have on client mood.

The Role of Community Health Workers in Improving HIV Treatment Outcomes in Children: Lessons Learned from the ZENITH Trial in Zimbabwe

Authors Busza, J., Dauya, E. , Bandason, T., Simms, V. , Chikwari, C.D., et. al.

Date 2018

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Global, HIV/AIDS, Scope of Practice

A study assessing community health workers’ experiences delivering HIV treatment interventions in Zimbabwe. Offers insights regarding sustainability of CHW programs.