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

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Strategies for Connecting Justice-Involved Populations to Health Coverage and Care

Authors: Jannetta, J., Dorn, S., Kurs, E., Reginal, T., Marks, J., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Financing, Health Equity, Tools and Guides, US- based

A guide from the Urban Institute for connecting justice involved people with Medicaid. Interventions include hiring justice-involved individuals as patient navigators to ensure that their peers have access to comprehensive and continuous care.

“Self-Development Matters” – Perceptions of Sakhis (CHWs) Assessing Self-Development Outcomes of their Participation in the HBNC Program

Authors: Mahajani, A.A., Prabhughate, A.S., Tiwari, P., Sohoni, S., Phatak, A.G., et. al.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Global, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice

A qualitative study highlighting the importance of attending to the experiences of community health workers, not only to the outcomes of CHW interventions. CHWs interviewed indicated an increased sense of self-efficacy, willingness to upgrade their knowledge, determine goals, and make decisions in their professional roles as the result of participating in a Home-Based Neonatal Care program.

Roles and Functions of Community Health Workers in Primary Care

Authors: Hartzler, A.L., Tuzzio, L., Hsu, C., Wagner, E.H.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Scope of Practice, US- based

A literature review from the Annals of Family Medicine identifying the functions and roles of community health workers, and the implications of these roles for integrating and better utilizing community health workers in primary care.

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.