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Addressing Health Disparities in the Rural United States: Advocacy as Caregiving among Community Health Workers and Promotores de Salud

Description
Presents a study comparing the roles played by community health workers (CHWs) and promotores de salud in serving rural communities in Indiana and Texas. Discusses CHWs role in addressing rural health disparities and describes that role in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Author(s)
Ryan I. Logan, Heide Castañeda
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(24), 9223
Date
12/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Community health workers · Health disparities · Health literacy · Hispanic or Latino · Social determinants of health · Indiana · Texas