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Community-Based Hearing Screening for Young Children Using an mHealth Service-Delivery Model

Authors: Hussein, S.Y., Swanepoel, D.W., Mahomed, F., Biagio de Jager, L.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

Evaluates a hearing screening program implemented by community health workers. Young children were screened for hearing loss using a smartphone app, then referred by CHWs as needed.

Abstract available on Taylor and Francis website. (You may need to purchase the full text article.)

From Community Health Workers to Community Health Systems: Time to Widen the Horizon?

Authors: Schneider, H., Lehmann, U.

Date: 2016

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Health Equity

Defines community health systems as the space between formal health structures (in which community health workers are integrated) and community systems (where community health workers are embedded). Calls for a broader understanding and exploration of community health systems as a means to achieving comprehensive care for all.

Abstract available on Taylor and Francis website. (You may need to purchase the full text article.)

The 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

A qualitative study of community health workers involved in South Africa’s HIV/AIDS treatment programme. Examines CHWs’ motivations and and stressors, as well as factors impacting the long-term sustainability of the treatment programme.

Abstract available on Taylor and Francis website. (You may need to purchase the full text article.)

Community Outreach Programs and Major Adherence Lapses with Antiretroviral Therapy in Rural Kakamega, Kenya

Authors: Hodgkinson, L.M., Makori, J., Okwiri, J., Tsisiche, C., Arudo, J., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Global, HIV/AIDS

Analyzes factors leading to lapses in adherence with antiretroviral therapy, as well as the role of community health workers in helping patients resume treatment.

Abstract available on Taylor and Francis website. (You may need to purchase the full text article.)

Community Health Workers Improve Disease Control and Medication Adherence among Patients with Diabetes and/or Hypertension in Chiapas, Mexico: An Observational Stepped-Wedge Study

Authors: Newman, P.M., Franke, M.F., Arrieta, J., Carrasco, H., Elliott, P., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Global, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, Selected Health Conditions

The authors of this study sought to determine whether a community health worker intervention might improve disease control and adherence among individuals living with diabetes or hypertension. The CHW intervention was associated with a significant increase in disease management and adherence.