Michelle Lee is an Academic Physician in the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. She is currently a co-investigator for a study that examines whether community health workers in Pakistan can be trained to use POCUS to diagnose pediatric pneumonia. She is also the POCUS trainer for a similar project in Kabale, Uganda, training Clinical Officers on this ultrasound application.
This concept note provides a brief history of community health workers (CHW), considers issues in CHW program design, and outlines future directions for research and funding. Read more about Community Health Workers