Community Health Workers: Evidence of Their Effectiveness

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and the National Association of Community Health Workers recently published a summary of the research examining community health workers over the past fifty years. This research has focused on assessing their effectiveness in improving health outcomes, reducing healthcare costs, and bridging the gap in health disparities. This work is supported through HRSA’s cooperative agreement with the National Organizations of State and Local Officials.

Read the summary (PDF – 281 KB).