In this literature review, the authors attempt to establish a set of strategies to reduce skin cancer risk by decreasing sun exposure in community health workers who spend long hours outside traveling to patients.
Using a cross-sectional survey methodology, this study assessed the maternal health priorities for frontline primary health nurses in three South American countries and found that the identification of danger signs was a priority for CHWs.
This paper presents the “ZIKA system” a mobile surveillance, e-learning and forecasting system, that helps community health workers to learn techniques and good practices in the surveillance of the ZIKA virus. The system is one of the first to combine public health surveillance, citizen-driven participatory reporting and weather data-based prediction.
This article presents the feasibility and acceptability of using mobile health technology by community health workers (CHWs) in San Juan Province, Dominican Republic, to improve identification of pregnancy complications and access to care for pregnant women.
This abridged version of the WHO CHW guideline, provides a snapshot for policy makers, planners and managers on the evidence and recommendations for improving community health worker program optimization
To support quality CHW program design and implementation, USAID, UNICEF, the Community Health Impact Coalition, and Initiatives Inc. have updated and adapted the Community Health Worker Assessment and Improvement Matrix (CHW AIM) Program Functionality Matrix tool. This tool can be applied at district, regional, and national levels to identify and close gaps in design and implementation and, ultimately, enhance program performance.