Authors: Horbert I Goldfield, Robert Crittenden, Durrell Fox, John McDonough, Len Nichols, and Elizabeth Lee Rosenthal
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of the US healthcare system and the impacts of underinvestment in public health. Hobert Goldfield and colleagues outlined several state responses to the virus and the importance of CHWs in reducing its spread. The researchers called for governments to recruit greater CHW engagement in state response planning.
Link: COVID-19 crisis creates opportunities for community-centered population health: Community health workers at the center
Region: North America (U.S. and Canada)
Country: United States of America