"Sitting in different chairs:" roles of the community health workers in the Poder es Salud/Power for Health project.

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Farquhar SA

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Number of pages: 1
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English

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This article presents the CHWs' points of view regarding the various roles they played in a community-based participatory research project in Oregon.

By serving as community organizers and participating as producers of research, rather than acting merely as a deliverer of the intervention activities, the CHWs were able to build skills that make them more successful as CHWs.

Bibliography: Farquhar SA, Wiggins N, Michael YL, Luhr G, Jordan J, Lopez A "Sitting in different chairs:" roles of the community health workers in the Poder es Salud/Power for Health Project. Educ Health (Abingdon). 2008;21(2):39.