Utilization of Community Health Workers in Canada’s Children’s Oral Health Initiative for Indigenous Communities

Authors Mathu-Muju, K.R. , Kong, X. , Brancato, C. , McLeod, J. , Bush, H.M.

Date 2017

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

An analysis of a children’s oral health initiative in indigenous communities in Canada. Communities were enrolled in the oral health program with sporadic, intermittent, or uninterrupted support from a community health worker. The authors examine the relationship between community health worker presence and access to and utilization of preventive dental services.