News from the CDC: using web-based training to translate evidence on the value of community health workers into public health action.

@article{Brownstein2013NewsFT,
  title={News from the CDC: using web-based training to translate evidence on the value of community health workers into public health action.},
  author={Jeffrey N. Brownstein and Alberta M. Mirambeau and Katherine B. Roland},
  journal={Translational behavioral medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={
          229-30
        }
}
Working on the front line of public health, community health workers (CHWs) are well-known change agents and health brokers, especially among disadvantaged populations [1]. CHWs can serve inmultiple roles, as they can be cultural mediators between individuals and health-care providers, informal counselors and educators, facilitators to help people access health care, advocates for individuals and communities, and navigators of health-care systems [1]. Through these roles, CHWs help individuals… CONTINUE READING
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