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Promotoras and the Semantic Gap Between Latino Community Health Researchers and Latino Communities

Authors: Schwingel, A. , Wiley, A.R. , Teran-Garcia, M., Gálvez, P., Vizcarra, M.

Date: 2016

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

A study to understand Latino community members’ perceptions of the role of promotoras. Results reveal that community members understand promotoras to be workers who are paid and who distribute information.

Integrating Community Health Workers into State and Local Chronic Disease Prevention Efforts

Authors: Spencer, A.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Financing, Tools and Guides, US- based

A brief describing the evidence for use of CHWs in prevention efforts and outlining financing options for CHW programs. Draws on program development in Washington state.

Keys to Successful Implementation of Community-Based Outreach and Navigation: Lessons from a Breast Health Navigation Program

Authors: Hunt, B.R., Allgood, K.L., Kanoon, J.M., Benjamins, M.R.

Date: 2015

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

An article from the Journal of Cancer Education. Describes a community health worker intervention to address racial disparities in breast cancer mortality. Presents the measurement tools used in the study and offers tools for adapting the program to other settings.

A Mixed Methods Review of Education and Patient Navigation Interventions to Increase Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening for Rural Women

Authors: Falk, D.

Date: 2018

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

A review of literature addressing breast and cervical cancer prevention education and patient navigation interventions. Calls for increased evaluation of such programs, especially those that target rural women.

An exploration of the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of professional, multitasked community health workers in Tanzania

Authors: Baynes, C., Semu, H. , Baraka, J. , Mushi, H. , Ramsey, K., et. al,

Date: 2016

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

This study describes responses to community health worker integration into primary health care in Tanzania and explores opportunities for improved effectiveness of CHW programs.