Sara Selig

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Reply to Expert Panel: Opportunities for Impact - Community Health Workers in the United States, Dec 9 - 13

Dec. 13, 2013
Thank you to all who have participated in this discussion-- it is is very valuable and I agree with Ranu that I hope we can continue this discussion and idea sharing moving forward! As others have mentioned, I think the ACA opens up many new avenues for improving care for ...

Reply to Expert Panel: Opportunities for Impact - Community Health Workers in the United States, Dec 9 - 13

Dec. 10, 2013
Donna, I agree that many of the issues are central to all global programs. Working in Navajo Nation, we are also struggling to identify the best form of support and supervision for CHWs and how to integrate that piece into the overall system as well. Gail, I wonder how the ...

Reply to Expert Panel: Opportunities for Impact - Community Health Workers in the United States, Dec 9 - 13

Dec. 9, 2013
Sheila, That is a great point-- community involvement is definitely key. I am wondering what experience others have with bringing communities together to achieve this involvement? We have used a range of activities from meetings with leadership to focus groups with community members, interviews with different stakeholders, partnerships with local ...

Reply to Expert Panel: Opportunities for Impact - Community Health Workers in the United States, Dec 9 - 13

Dec. 9, 2013
Hello! I, too, am excited to be a part of this new community and to learning from so many different people and experiences! I am a physician based in Boston and have spent many years working with underserved communities mainly in the US and Africa-- specifically, looking at issues of ...

Community Health Workers-- A Local Solution to a Global Problem

Sept. 11, 2013
Hi All, I thought people might be interested in this recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine if you didn't see it: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1305636?query=TOC Best, Sara
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