Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Improving engagement with healthcare in hepatitis C: a randomized controlled trial of a peer support intervention

Stagg, H. R., Surey, J., Francis, M., Foster, G. R., Charlett, A., Abubakar, I.

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Mitigation and Prevention

In this randomized controlled trial, researchers evaluated the effectiveness of a peer engagement intervention for individuals with chronic Hepatitis C. The participants were recruited via drug use/homelessness outreach services. The assignment of a peer advocate was associated with a higher level of engagement with health services.

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Reduction of Health Disparities

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