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Published: 08 July 2015

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199364329

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Bridging the Gap

How Community Health Workers Promote the Health of Immigrants

Sally Findley and Sergio Matos

  • Links immigration and community health worker evidence bases, providing a unique synthesis of these two bodies of research
  • Blend of quantitative and qualitative data provides a very readable and fully nuanced perspective on immigrant challenges--and how CHWs address them
  • Organizes the evidence base surrounding community health worker-led health interventions, identifying several strategies for program planning that can be applied to different situations
  • Offers a New York City-honed model that can be applied in other municipalities, domestically and internationally, where immigrant health is challenged
  • Offers immigrant-health insights that are valuable for a broad range of community health worker programs with other vulnerable populations
  • Authored by practical and theoretical leaders in CHW movement

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