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

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What Role can Community Health Workers Play in Connecting Rural Women with Depression to the “de facto” Mental Health Care System?

Authors: Snell-Rood, C., Feltner, F., Schoenberg, N.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

A qualitative study from Community Mental Health Journal examining opportunities for CHWs to improve rural women’s access to mental health care. While rural women are more likely to struggle with depression, treatment options are limited. The authors interviewed CHWs to determine options for connecting women with services in rural areas.

The Value of Community Health Workers in Diabetes Management in Low-Income Populations: A Qualitative Study

Authors: Silverman, J., Krieger, J., Sayre, G., Nelson, K.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

An article from the Journal of Community Health analyzing completed home visit encounter forms completed by CHWs serving low-income patients with diabetes. CHWs identified common barriers to diabetes management, including limited knowledge of self-management skills, socioeconomic barriers, and difficulty in accessing healthcare.

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.

Role of Community Health Workers in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Self-Management: A Scoping Review

Authors: Egbujie, B.A. , Delobelle, P.A., Levitt, N., Puoane, T., Sanders, D., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Global, Selected Health Conditions, Training and Supervision

A literature review summarizing the roles community health workers play in preventing and managing type 2 diabetes. The authors identify education, support, and advocacy as key areas to consider when developing interventions to address type 2 diabetes and when training CHWs.

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.