The role of lay health advisors in cardiovascular risk reduction: a review.

  title={The role of lay health advisors in cardiovascular risk reduction: a review.},
  author={Julie Fleury and Colleen Keller and Adriana P{\'e}rez and Sarah M. Lee},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  volume={44 1-2},
Interventions are needed to reduce the negative impact of cardiovascular disease. The combination of health risks for disease, disability, and mortality, particularly among underserved populations, might be best addressed with programs designed to enhance awareness and development of resources within a context of community support. The objectives of this review were to: (1) provide a comprehensive review and evaluation of the roles, evaluation, and effectiveness of LHA in community-based… CONTINUE READING

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