From The Blog

Community Health Workers in Action: Mingo County, West Virginia

Clayton Velicer, MPH In our recent two part blog, we discussed the Institute of Medicine's recent position paper...

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Institute of Medicine Discussion Paper on Community Health Workers, Part 2

Clayton Velicer, MPH In part 1 of this blog we highlighted several policy developments for Community Health Workers...

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Institute of Medicine Discussion Paper on Community Health Workers

Clayton Velicer, MPH In the past month, we’ve seen an increase in news coverage of Community Health Workers (CHWs)...

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Headlines & Features

Updated and Expanded! Peers for Progress Program Development Guide

Overview of the Guide The Comprehensive Program Development Guide aims to assist the development, implementation,...

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Black History Month Special Issue

Across urban and rural settings, peer support is helping African Americans address health issues such as diabetes...

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The Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program

  The Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program (KDPP) is a peer-led group based lifestyle intervention, aimed at...

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Scientific Evidence

Systematic Review: CHW Interventions for Diabetes

J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Mar 4. [Pubmed Abstract] Community Health Worker Interventions to Improve Glycemic Control in...

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CHWs as Agents of Health Promotion: Thailand's Village Health Volunteer Program

J Community Health. 2015 Mar 6. [Pubmed Abstract] Community Health Workers as Agents of Health Promotion: Analyzing...

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Improving Heart Healthy Lifestyles in a Salud Para su Corazón Promotores Model

Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Mar 12;12:E34. [Pubmed Abstract] Improving Heart Healthy Lifestyles among Participants in a...

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