Learning from the Brazilian Community Health Worker Model in North Wales


Johnson, CD; Noyes, J; Haines, A; Thomas, K; Stockport, C; Ribas, AN; Harris, M; (2013) Learning from the Brazilian Community Health Worker Model in North Wales. Globalization and Health, 9. ISSN 1744-8603 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1744-8603-9-25

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Abstract

Health policymakers in many countries are looking at ways of increasing health care coverage by scaling up the deployment of community health workers. In this commentary, we describe the rationale for the UK to learn from Brazil's scaled-up Community Health Worker primary care strategy, starting with a pilot project in North Wales.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Community Health Worker, Reverse innovation, Primary care, primary-care, program
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Population Health (2012- ) > Dept of Nutrition and Public Health Interventions Research (2003-2012)
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Population Health (2012- )
Faculty of Public Health and Policy > Dept of Social and Environmental Health Research
Research Centre: Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
PubMed ID: 23764067
Web of Science ID: 320333900001
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1105267

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