Community Health Workers in Pandemics: Evidence and Investment Implications

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2022 Apr 29;10(2):e2100648. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-21-00648. Print 2022 Apr 28.


Community health workers have long played a critical role in preventing, detecting, and responding to pandemics across the globe. To expand, improve, and institutionalize these services, changes in the approach to bi/multilateral aid and private philanthropic investments in low- and middle-income countries are required.

MeSH terms

  • Community Health Workers*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics*