Community Health Workers as Support for Sickle Cell Care.

Abstract

Community health workers are increasingly recognized as useful for improving health care and health outcomes for a variety of chronic conditions. Community health workers can provide social support, navigation of health systems and resources, and lay counseling. Social and cultural alignment of community health workers with the population they serve is an… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.01.016

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@article{Hsu2016CommunityHW, title={Community Health Workers as Support for Sickle Cell Care.}, author={Lewis L. Hsu and Nancy S Green and E Donnell Ivy and Cindy E. Neunert and Arlene M. Smaldone and Shirley M Johnson and Sheila R Castillo and Amparo Castillo and Trevor Thompson and Kisha Hampton and J. Jacob Strouse and Rosalyn Walker Stewart and T V Hughes and Sonja Banks and Kim Smith-Whitley and A. King and Mary Brown and Kwaku Ohene-Frempong and Wally Smith and M. Angela Mart{\'i}n}, journal={American journal of preventive medicine}, year={2016}, volume={51 1 Suppl 1}, pages={S87-98} }