The Community Health Workers (CHWS) National Library has been compiled by our team from nationwide sources.

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Effectiveness of Community Health Workers in the Care of People with Hypertension

Authors Brownstein, J.N., Chowdhury, F.M, Norris, S.L., Horsley, T., Jack, L., Jr.

Date 2007

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

An article from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Presents evidence supporting the effectiveness of CHW in the self-management of hypertension, especially in underserved populations.

Community Health Worker National Workforce Study

Authors U.S. Departmetn of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions

Date 2007

Project No Project Affiliation

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

A study by the Health Resources and Services Administration. Describes a comprehensive national study of the CHW workforce and of the factors that have affected its utilization and development.

Un poquito de veneno … ¿Te matará?

Authors Migrant Clinicians Network

Date 2006

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Health Equity, Tools and Guides, US- based

In English
Un manual en inglés y en español para educar sobre los riesgos de seguridad y salud de los pesticidas. Proporciona información y sugerencias para involucrar a la comunidad en este tema.

Measuring Return on Investment of Outreach by Community Health Workers

Authors Whitley, E.M., Everhart, R.M., Wright, R.A.

Date 2006

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Financing, Research and Evaluation Methods, US- based

An article from the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Investigates the financial impact of CHW on health care systems and policies. Examines the return on investment of outreach by CHW employed by Denver Health Community Voices to provide evidence of economic contributions of CHW.

Effectiveness of Community Health Workers in the Care of Persons with Diabetes

Authors Norris, S.L., Chowdhury, F.M., Van Le, K., Horsley, T., Brownstein, J.N.

Date 2006

Project No Project Affiliation

Keywords Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

An article from Diabetic Medicine examining the effectiveness of community health workers in supporting the care of people with diabetes.