By Sally Findley,Sergio Matos
Bridging the Gap information the position, classes, and effectiveness of group medical experts (CHWs) in bringing healthiness care to underserved immigrant groups. Combining schooling, advocacy, and native cultural acumen, CHWs have confirmed winning within the usa and in another country, enhancing neighborhood future health and setting up an explanation base for the way CHW courses can paintings for immigrants.
Based on a decade of in-depth reviews from a number of immigrant healthiness courses in big apple urban with complementary interviews with dozens of immigrants and CHWs, Bridging the Gap bargains insights into how CHWs support immigrants conquer the stumbling blocks to well-being care. The authors conscientiously distill first-hand classes into concepts for top practices in constructing and using potent CHW programs--insights that might be instantly priceless to any group staff, municipal supplier, or wellbeing and fitness care organization.
Bridging the Gap offers a plausible antidote to the doubtless intractable difficulties confronted by means of towns all over the pursuit of keeping and maximizing immigrant future health. it's a highly worthy access in burgeoning box that may be imperative to the subsequent century of city public health.
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