Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Scientific Evidence

7.10.19

Effectiveness of the NAMI Homefront Program for Military and Veteran Families: In-Person and Online Benefits

Psychiatr Serv. 2019 Jul 5. [Pubmed Abstract] Haselden M, Brister T, Robinson S, Covell N, Pauselli L, Dixon L Objective This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of Homefront, a six-session, peer-taught family education... Read More ›
7.10.19

Application of the CHW model in adult asthma and COPD in the U.S.: a systematic review

BMC Pulm Med. 2019 Jun 26;19(1):116. [Pubmed Abstract] Parekh TM, Copeland CR, Dransfield MT, Cherrington A Background With rising medical costs, stakeholders and healthcare professionals are exploring community-based solutions to... Read More ›
7.10.19

Realizing the Value of CHWs — New Opportunities for Sustainable Financing

N Engl J Med. 2019 May 23;380(21):1990-1992. [Pubmed Abstract] Lapidos A, Lapedis J, Heisler M Health care financing in the US, especially since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare,” has increased... Read More ›
4.9.18

CHW Support for Disadvantaged Patients With Multiple Chronic Diseases: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Am J Public Health. 2017 Oct;107(10):1660-1667. [Pubmed Abstract] Kangovi S, Mitra N, Grande D, Huo H, Smith RA, Long JA Objectives To determine whether a community health worker (CHW) intervention improved outcomes in a low-income... Read More ›
4.9.18

Evaluation of a multi-faceted diabetes care program including community-based peer educators in Takeo province, Cambodia, 2007-2013

PLoS One. 2017 Sep 25;12(9):e0181582. [Pubmed Abstract] Taniguchi D, LoGerfo J, van Pelt M, Mielcarek B, Huster K, Haider M, Thomas B Introduction Early detection and treatment for diabetes are essential for reducing disability and... Read More ›
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