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  • 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. 

    Reads: 43
    Author(s): Godfrey Biemba, Boniface Chiluba, Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, Vichaels Silavwe, Karsten Lunze, Rodgers K Mwale, Scott Russpatrick, and Davidson H Hamer
  • Tremendous challenges remain to ensure that the most vulnerable populations, including women, children, and adolescents, are able to enjoy the healthy lives and well-being promised in the Sustainable Development Goals. Much of their poor health is caused by poverty, gender, lack of education, and social marginalization as well as inaccessible healthcare services. Strong, equitable, and well-...

    Reads: 571
    Author(s): Sue Godt, Irene Agyepong, Walter Flores, and Gita Sen
  • This newly released report, titled ‘Practitioner Expertise to Optimise Community Health Systems: Harnessing Operational Insight’ examines how CHWs can successfully be integrated into national health systems, subsequently contributing towards efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage. By using a number of case studies from six organisations (Hope Through Health, Last Mile Health, Living...

    Reads: 519
  •  The www.CHWimpact.org harnesses the potential of CHWs to extend health services to poor and marginalized...

    Reads: 855
    Author(s): Daniel Palazuelos, PIH Community Health Systems Initiative Round Table Series
  •  In this PIH interview, Dan Palazuelos continues his vibrant roundtable series.  He sat down with Ash Rogers, Executive Director of the Lwala Community...

    Reads: 1,773
    Author(s): Daniel Palazuelos, PIH Community Health Systems Initiative Round Table Series
  •  For the organizations who have dedicated themselves to building good CHW programs, where can they go to learn how to make programs that are built to thrive? The Center for Health Market Innovation awarded two like-minded health delivery...

    Reads: 1,794
    Author(s): Daniel Palazuelos, PIH Community Health Systems Initiative Round Table Series
  • An intervention brought together community health workers, health facility staff, and accredited drug dispensing outlet (ADDO) dispensers to improve maternal and newborn health through a mechanism of collaboration and referral. This study explored barriers, successes, and promising approaches to increasing timely access to care by linking the three levels of health care provision. The study...

    Reads: 2,308
    Author(s): Angel Dillip, Suleiman Kimatta, Martha Embrey, John C Chalker, Richard Valimba, Mariam Malliwah, John Meena, Rachel Lieber and Keith Johnson
  • In July of 2012, CARE partnered with other organizations to provide 120 million women and girls with family planning information and services by the year 2020.  This report reflects on the first half of the initiative, evaluating what has been accomplished thus far.  The evaluation shows that many barriers to providing women and girls with more family planning support remain. In this report,...

    Reads: 591
    Author(s): CARE
  •  Dr. Palazuelos, Partners in Health, and Dr. Ari Johnson, co-founder and director of Muso, discuss a ProCCM approach that builds on ideas of iCCM in Mali, while considering the multiple barriers patients face to care.  Muso, an...

    Reads: 654
    Author(s): Community Health Systems Initiative Round Table Series
  • Post Ebola, Guinea is rebuilding its health system to deliver higher quality care.  Part of their effort includes gaining trust again from the community, something that dwindled during the epidemic.  Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is a five year initiative funded by USAID that is working to address these concerns.  HC3 utilizes a social and behavior change communication (...

    Reads: 523
    Author(s): Health Communication Capacity Collaborative

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