How can lay health advisor programs be designed for maximum impact? -- MEDICA Trade Fair

How can lay health advisor programs be designed for maximum impact?

Lay health advisors who share similar social, economic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds and values with the medically underserved groups they interact with have been shown to reduce health disparities.

04/19/2016

Photo: Young african-american woman is counseling a young female patient

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