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Community Health Workers MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Community Health Workers
Tree Number(s)
M01.526.485.067.080
N02.360.067.080
Unique ID
D003150
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003150
Annotation
IM
Scope Note
Persons trained to assist professional health personnel in communicating with residents in the community concerning needs and availability of health services.
Entry Term(s)
Barefoot Doctors
Community Health Aides
Family Planning Personnel
Family Planning Personnel Characteristics
Village Health Worker
Village Health Workers
NLM Classification #
W 21.5
Previous Indexing
Community Health Services (1966-1970)
Community Mental Health Services (1967-1970)
Public MeSH Note
71
History Note
71
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Community Health Workers Preferred
Family Planning Personnel Narrower
Village Health Workers Narrower
Barefoot Doctors Narrower
Family Planning Personnel Characteristics Related
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