Commitment to Action

National Rural Community Health Worker Training Network

Commitment by

National Rural Health Association

In 2011, The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) commited to developing a National Rural Community Health Worker Training Network to help recruit and retain community health workers to rural and underserved areas along the United States-Mexico border as a means for addressing the health care workforce shortage crisis currently impacting rural areas. Oftentimes, community health workers serve as the first line of healthcare access for individuals as they provide basic health care information. NRHA committed to 3 trainings along the Border with an overall target of at least 60 CHWs.

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Commitment

National Rural Community Health Worker Training Network

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$120,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

National Rural Health Association

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), United States - Mexico Border Health Commission (USMBHC)