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Cervical Cancer Screening among Underscreened and Unscreened Brazilian Women: Training Community Health Workers to be Agents of Change

Authors Kienen, N. , Bittencourt, L. , Pelloso, S.M., Consolaro, M.E.L., Castle, P.E., et. al.

Date 2018

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Global, Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions

A study from Progress in Community Health Partnerships evaluating the impact of a community health worker training curriculum intenteded to increase cervial cancer screening among women in Brazil.

Promotoras and the Semantic Gap Between Latino Community Health Researchers and Latino Communities

Authors Schwingel, A. , Wiley, A.R. , Teran-Garcia, M., Gálvez, P., Vizcarra, M.

Date 2016

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords CHW models, Research and Evaluation Methods, US- based

A study to understand Latino community members’ perceptions of the role of promotoras. Results reveal that community members understand promotoras to be workers who are paid and who distribute information.

Integrating Community Health Workers into State and Local Chronic Disease Prevention Efforts

Authors Spencer, A.

Date 2018

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords CHW models, Financing, Tools and Guides, US- based

A brief describing the evidence for use of CHWs in prevention efforts and outlining financing options for CHW programs. Draws on program development in Washington state.

Keys to Successful Implementation of Community-Based Outreach and Navigation: Lessons from a Breast Health Navigation Program

Authors Hunt, B.R., Allgood, K.L., Kanoon, J.M., Benjamins, M.R.

Date 2015

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

An article from the Journal of Cancer Education. Describes a community health worker intervention to address racial disparities in breast cancer mortality. Presents the measurement tools used in the study and offers tools for adapting the program to other settings.

A Mixed Methods Review of Education and Patient Navigation Interventions to Increase Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening for Rural Women

Authors Falk, D.

Date 2018

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

A review of literature addressing breast and cervical cancer prevention education and patient navigation interventions. Calls for increased evaluation of such programs, especially those that target rural women.