Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP)
Vol. 10, No. 2 April 28, 2022
Community Health Workers in Pandemics: Evidence and Investment Implications
Madeleine Ballard, Ari Johnson, Iris Mwanza, Hope Ngwira, Jennifer Schechter, Margaret Odera, Dickson Nansima Mbewe, Roseline Moenga, Prossy Muyingo, Ramatulai Jalloh, John Wabwire, Angela Gichaga, Nandini Choudhury, Duncan Maru, Pauline Keronyai, Carey Westgate, Sabitri Sapkota, Helen Elizabeth Olsen, Kyle Muther, Stephanie Rapp, Mallika Raghavan, Kim Lipman-White, Matthew French, Harriet Napier and Lyudmila Nepomnyashchiy
Global Health: Science and Practice April 2022, 10(2):e2100648; https://doi.org/10.9745/GHSP-D-21-00648
Community health workers have long played a critical role in preventing, detecting, and responding to pandemics across the globe. To expand, improve, and institutionalize these services, changes in the approach to bi/multilateral aid and private philanthropic investments in low- and middle-income countries are required.