One proven way to prevent cardiovascular disease and diabetes is to involve Community Health Workers (CHWs) in care giving. The evidence is strong. The Community Guide—the Gold Standard for evidence-based approaches to prevent disease and injury in populations—has several findings and recommendations for using CHWs to
Prevent cardiovascular disease
Prevent and control diabetes
Enhance health equity
You can learn more about engaging CHWs to improve health on a free webinar this Wednesday, September 20, from 12-1 pm EDT. Public health scientists and economists from CDC’s Community Guide Branch will provide an overview of effective interventions.
For more information and free registration, click here.