Publications and Presentations

Najafizada, S.A., Labonté, R., Bourgeault, I., Torres, S., Packer, C. The role of Community Health Workers in Canada and some other HICS: a scoping review  Canadian Journal of Public Health, March/April 2015.106(3):e157–e164.

Najafizada, S.A., Labonté, R., Bourgeault, I. Community health workers of Afghanistan: a qualitative study of a national program, Conflict and Health 2014, 8:26:1-26.

Torres, D., Labonté, R., Spitzer, D., Andrews, C., Amaratunga, C. “Improving Health Equity: The Promising Role of Community Health Workers in Canada.” Healthcare Policy/Politiques de Santé 2014. 10(1):71-83.

Torres, S., Spitzer, D., Labonté R., Amaratunga, C. and Andrew, C. “Community Health Workers in Canada: Innovative approaches to health promotion outreach and community development among immigrant and refugee populations,” Journal of Ambulatory Care Management 2013, 36(4): 305-18.

Javanparast , S., Baum, F., Labonté, R., Sanders, D., Rajabi, Z., Heidari, G. “The experience of community health workers training in Iran: a qualitative study,” BMC Health Services Research 201212:291. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-291.

Javanparast, S., Baum, F., Labonté, R. and Sanders, D. “Community health workers’ perspectives on their contribution to rural health and well-being in Iran” American Journal of Public Health 101(12):2287-92. 2012

Javanparast, S., Baum, F., Labonté, R., Sanders, D., Heidari, G., and Rezaie, S. “A Policy Review of the Support for and Activities and Outcomes of the Community Health Worker Program in Iran,” Journal of Public Health Policy doi:10.1057/jphp. 2011.7:1-14. 2011.[