This cross case analysis of leadership and governance roles involved in implementing large-scale community health worker programs at sub-national level. The authors identified four key roles for leaders and governments in implementing these programs.
The authors conducted a mixed-methods study to understand the roles of community health workers and design a standardized training curriculum. An organizational survey and discussion groups resulted in the development of a core set of competencies to incorporate into a Healthy Start community health workers training program.
This paper discusses the implementation of a mobile-based community health management information system for community health workers (CHWs) and their supervisors in Zambia. CHWs provided weekly updates to supervisors and received feedback through the mobile application.
This cross-sectional study found that many of the auxiliary midwives were unable to recognize the majority of critical danger signs for childbirth. The paper also found a low level of knowledge about safe childbirth and immediate newborn care practices.
This paper tested a qualitative evaluative framework and tool to understand CHW performance in rural Uganda. The authors found that supportive supervision and bonds between healthcare workers affected performance outcomes.