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Health Education Materials

Authors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Date: 2014

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, Tools and Guides, US- based

Toolkits from the Community Health Worker Health Disparities Initiative offering population-specific education about heart health.

Implementing Community-Based Health Planning and Services in Impoverished Urban Communities: Health Workers’ Perspective

Authors: Nwameme, A.U., Tabong, P.T., Adongo, P.B.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Global, Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods

A qualitative study exploring the views of urban community health workers as they adapt Ghana’s rural Community-Based Health Planning and Service program for a rural setting. Identifies opportunities and challenges for the program.

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.)