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"'I'm a Health Worker' - Abduaraman Gidi" made by IntraHealth International.

Author(s): 
Behforouz, H.L., Farmer, P.E., and Mukherjee, J.S.

This article examines Directly Observed Therapy (DOT-HAART) provided by CHWs or accompagnateur to HIV patients in Boston and Haiti. The CHWs provide psychosocial support and link the patients to clinical staff and available resources. The article suggests that the accompagnateur model can be applied to other poverty-stricken populations in resource-poor settings.

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Year: 
2011
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