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Miller, Nathan P., Farid Bagheri Ardestani, Hannah Sarah Dini, et al. Journal of Global Health, December 2020

This wide-ranging review finds that community health workers (CHWs) often carry out critical emergency response activities but face security threats and psychological trauma. Community selection of CHWs is crucial for acceptance and high service utilization. Providing buffer stocks to CHWs, storing commodities in decentralized locations, addressing bottlenecks to CHW service delivery, and completing rigorous assessments of primary health care interventions are critical.