Health and Care Workers in Pandemic Recovery: Major Challenges and Solutions

Document Type : Letter to Editor


1 International Health Policy Program, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand

2 World Health Organization, South-East Asia Regional Office, New Delhi, India


Main Subjects

Community health workers (CHWs) are defined as paraprofessionals or lay individuals with an understanding of local culture and language, have received short duration standardised job-related training; their primary goal is to provide culturally appropriate health services to the community.1,2 CHWs enable the health system to tap into the social capital that exists in rural and urban communities.3.... (Read more...)

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