Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Scientific Evidence


Measuring client trust in CHWs: A multi-country validation study

J Glob Health. 2021;11:07009. Published 2021 Mar 10. doi:10.7189/jogh.11.07009. [Full Article] Sripad P, McClair TL, Casseus A, Hossain S, Abuya T, Gottert A Abstract Background Client trust in community health workers (CHWs) is... Read More ›

CHW interventions for older adults with complex health needs: A systematic review

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Mar 18. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17078. [Pubmed Abstract] Kennedy MA, Hatchell KE, DiMilia PR, Kelly SM, Blunt HB, Bagley PJ, LaMantia MA, Reynolds CF 3rd, Crow RS, Maden TN, Kelly SL, Kihwele JM, Batsis... Read More ›

Social Isolation and Mental Health: The Role of Nondirective and Directive Social Support

Community Ment Health J. 2021 Mar 3. doi: 10.1007/s10597-021-00787-9. [Pubmed Abstract] Evans M, Fisher EB Abstract Social isolation is a powerful predictor of poor mental and physical health, while social support has been shown... Read More ›

Where Does Value Lie in Peer Support?

Qual Health Res. 2020 Oct 19:1049732320964173. doi: 10.1177/1049732320964173. [Pubmed Abstract] Walker C, Peterson CL Abstract A literature review was undertaken in 2019 to review research into the effectiveness of peer support in... Read More ›

Challenges to Peer Support in LMIC During COVID-19

Global Health. 2020 Sep 25;16(1):90. doi: 10.1186/s12992-020-00622-y. [Full Commentary] Mpango R, Kalha J, Shamba D, Ramesh M, Ngakongwa F, Kulkarni A, Korde P, Nakku J, Ryan GK Abstract Background: A recent editorial urged those... Read More ›
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