Using a cross-sectional survey methodology, this study assessed the maternal health priorities for frontline primary health nurses in three South American countries and found that the identification of danger signs was a priority for CHWs.
This article reports the findings of a pilot study of home-based screening of common non-communicable diseases by community health workers in rural India. The pilot included screening over 6000 rural Indian residents by CHWs over a six-month period.
Through a detailed review of the literature, the authors of this article attempt to establish a validated, standardized set of core competencies for community health workers (CHWs) and a linked workforce framework .
Access to care for rural children living with autism is impeded by stigma and the confinement of autism care services to the capital city, Addis Ababa. Community health workers can help mitigate these challenges. This article presents the findings of an assessment of the impact of a brief training on CHW beliefs and attitudes towards children with autism.
As part of the One Health Project, community health workers are trained in joint animal and human disease surveillance as a way for early detection of the zoonotic disease Ebola. This master’s thesis explores whether CHWs in the One Health Project submit more surveillance reports vs their non-One Health Project counterparts and finds that they do, in fact, significantly.
This study attempts to characterize the relationship dynamics between Latino participants and CHWs from the participant's perspective to determine if CHW-delivered community interventions affect behavior change among participants who reported anxiety and depression.
Presenting the results of a survey of 449 Village Health Workers (VHWs) from 26 communes in the Thai Nguyen province of Vietnam, this study explores current tobacco use treatment (TUT) practice patterns, attitudes and beliefs among VHWs about delivering smoking cessation interventions and perceived barriers to doing so.
This article presents the feasibility and acceptability of using mobile health technology by community health workers (CHWs) in San Juan Province, Dominican Republic, to improve identification of pregnancy complications and access to care for pregnant women.