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

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  • This manual introduces the importance of the community health worker's role in the communities they serve. It also includes course materials for CHWs on the following topics: how to identify signs of illness in a sick child, age 2 months up to 5 years; when to refer children to health facilities for more care; and how families can treat children at home with problems of diarrhea, malaria or...

    Reads: 1,339
    Author(s): UNICEF and WHO
  • This case study examines lay health worker attrition by examining three questions: What is the magnitude of attrition in programs? What are the determinants of attrition? What are the most successful ways of reducing attrition? Several important factors have been identified including: supportive supervision, defined roles with specific tasks, locally relevant incentives, incentive systems...

    Reads: 1,247
    Author(s): Nkonki, L., Cliff, J., Sanders, D.
  • This report documents how CHWs address the problems of health disparities, poor access to care, and the rising cost of health care. Challenges that exist in expanding current CHW programs are also examined. Policy options around finance, workforce, and delivery of care are also discussed.

    Reads: 2,305
    Author(s): Ro, M.J., Treadwell, H.M., Northridge, M.
  • The Community Leadership Development Programs is a training designed for rural leaders to help them understand the processes that contribute to better healthcare management and the steps to build effective teamwork. The program creates support and buy-in for health programs and infrastructure development through a series of workshops that focus on: visioning, health and education, leadership...

    Reads: 1,255
    Author(s): Management Sciences for Health
  • This three-year mulitcountry study was undertaken with the objective of determining the extent to which the community directed approach could effectively provide integrated delivery of other health interventions. CDI achieved significantly higher coverage than currently used delivery  approaches for all interventions except DOTS. The study concludes that CDI is an effective and efficient model...

    Reads: 1,195
    Author(s): The CDI Study Group
  • This tool provides a training structure to improve the quality of health care at the dispensary level through training nurses. This document also aims to build capacity of the community committees emphasizing proper management of dispensaries and to incorporate management into the role of the dispensary nurses.

    Reads: 1,075
    Author(s): Kwale Health Systems with Aga Khan Health Services
  • The PARTICIPATORY INFORMATION SYSTEMS APPRAISAL (PISA) Action Guide systematically introduces and explains the concepts and strategies needed to make well informed, data-based decisions while empowering key stakeholders in the process. The action guide outlines team preparation activities, data collection methods, data analysis and action planning, and team learning & follow up activities...

    Reads: 1,040
    Author(s): PACT
  • This field guide is designed for health program directors and managers of community-based programs who are considering using community mobilization to improve health at the individual, family, and community level. The field guide contains illustrative examples and lessons learned in community mobilization experiences from around the world, focusing on working with disadvantaged or marginalized...

    Reads: 1,415
    Author(s): Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs
  • The purpose of the tool is to learn and understand more about community capacity - what it is, how it can be assessed, and how it can be strengthened. The tool is an assessment process that engages communities in capacity assessment. There are seven domains including: sense of community; communication; participation; leadership; resources, knowledge, and skills; and ongoing learning.

    Reads: 1,584
    Author(s): David Thompson Health Centre
  • This manual, published by Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA), aims to provide information for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to develop and mobilize civil society¹s engagement with AIDS councils and build effective governance of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The manual also stresses the importance of taking local context into consideration when the workshops are given. The authors...

    Reads: 882
    Author(s): Institute for Democracy in South Africa

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