Mujer y Corazon: Community Health Workers and their Organizations in Colonias on the U.S.-Mexico Border

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Date
10/2004
Description

Reports the results of a study that analyzed the Community Health Worker (CHW) organizations and practices to learn how they work and why they are key resources in colonias for improving the health of the communities. The study also examined the relationships of the CHW with and their impact on the communities they serve, finding variation programmatically, structurally, and geographically. Report available by contacting the Center.

Center
Southwest Rural Health Research Center
Authors
Marlynn May, Ricardo Contreras, Linda Callejas, Elvia Ledezma