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Health Literacy in Dentistry and Navajo Nation Community Health Representatives

Description
A commentary about the work of community health representatives (CHRs) toward the improvement of health on the Navajo reservation, including oral health programs. Includes a general overview of CHRs and population health for American Indian/Alaska Native communities and the need for more education for CHRs.
Author(s)
Steven P. Geiermann, Mae-Gilene Begay, Lindsey Robinson, and Sharon Clough
Date
06/2016
Type
Document
Organization
National Academy of Medicine
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Health literacy · Oral health