An examination of community health worker roles and program design for urban, low- and middle-income country settings -Dr Teralynn Ludwick
Urbanization presents new health and development challenges and opportunities for low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Effective strategies for reaching the urban poor and addressing urban determinants of health and inequities are needed. While community health workers (CHWs) are commonly employed in rural LMIC settings to reach the underserved, there has been little examination of the role of CHWs in urban settings.
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