Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

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3.27.20

Peer Support in the Worldwide Effort Against COVID-19

Peers for Progress will facilitate sharing of ways peer support may be used in the worldwide effort against COVID-19.  In the news, we've seen a few cases where peer support has been mobilized to help communities impacted by COVID-19, but... Read More ›
2.3.20

UNC and Shanghai collaborate on promising models for the global challenge of diabetes

February 3, 2020 Researchers from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and Peers for Progress have collaborated with colleagues in Shanghai on a paper showing the contributions of peer support to diabetes management,... Read More ›
9.17.19

Integrating Community Health Workers Into Health Care Teams Without Coopting Them

As increasing numbers of community health workers are deployed in health care settings, a common challenge has been to navigate the tension between embracing CHWs as full members of health care teams while maintaining their... Read More ›
7.13.18

“Sometimes Patients Simply Need Other Patients” -TheUpshot

In their New York Times piece, Aaron E. Carroll and Austin Frakt write about the increasingly important role of peer support in modern health care.
11.30.17

Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Interventions Engaging CHWs for Diabetes Management

Task Force Finding The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends interventions engaging community health workers for diabetes management based on strong evidence of effectiveness in improving glycemic and lipid control among... Read More ›
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