Eva Salber on Community Medicine and Health Facilitators

South African physician Eva Salber discusses the unacknowledged role of health facilitators — people who provide advice, counsel, and support to others — in community medicine and how the existing health care infrastructure can make use of their skills.

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The role of health facilitators in supporting community medicine has been largely undervalued.
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