Support for Community Health Workers to Increase Health Access and to Reduce Health Inequities

Authors American Public Health Association

Date 2015

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

This policy statement by the American Public Health Association is an update to an earlier statement (2001). Articulates challenges to CHW workforce development, incorporates lessons learned in the years since the original statement, and confirms many of the 2001 statement recommendations