“When I talk with the patients they feel lively and happy. I feel as if I can give new life to them.” This quote by a Village Health Volunteer in SaoHai, Thailand, captures peer support at its most fundamental level,... Read More ›
Note: This is the first in a two part series by two University of North Carolina Masters of Public Health students describing their experience of spending their summer practicum working with Village Health Workers in Thailand.
As we... Read More ›
Training Peers to Deliver a Church-Based Diabetes Prevention Program
A critical component of peer support programs has been training and supporting peer supporters who provide practical, social, and emotional support to program... Read More ›
One of the challenges facing many peer support programs for chronic disease management is the ability to sustain ongoing support. Some of these challenges were highlighted in a 2007 Diabetes Educator article by Fisher and Colleagues. This... Read More ›
Peer support as “being there” with proper training can save lives
Some of our recent blogs have focused on state and national level policies regarding peer supporters and community health workers (CHWs). Although understanding these... Read More ›
You have successfully subscribed to the Peers for Progress Newsletter.
To unsubscribe, click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any e-Newsletter email.
Sorry, there was a problem.
We're sorry but there was a problem processesing your submission. Please try submitting again. If the problem persists, please contact us.
Please use this form to be added to the Peers for Progress e-Newsletter mailing list. Be the first to receive the latest news and resources on program development, state-of-the-art research, and networking opportunities.