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"'I'm a Health Worker' - Abduaraman Gidi" made by IntraHealth International.

Author(s): 
Jane Goudge, Tobias Chirwa, Sandra Eldridge, Francesc Xavier F Gómez-Olivé, Chodziwadziwa Kabudul, Felix Limbani, Eustasius Musenge, Margaret Thorogood

With the urgency of the HIV and TB epidemics in some low and middle-income countries, prevalent chronic diseases such as hypertension are often neglected by health services. This study assesses whether task-shifting from nurses to lay health workers (LHWs) improves the management of hypertension in rural primary healthcare clinics in South Africa.

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2017
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