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

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  • This brief outlines how community based distribution (CBD) of injectable DMPA (Depo-Provera) can be effective. It posits key elements to ensure CBD success: workers must have consistent links to supplies, a system for follow up of clients to ensure they receive their injections every three months and training in how to counsel new DMPA users about side effects, and knowledge of how to rule out...

    Reads: 553
    Author(s): Kenya Ministry of Health, FHI, Save the Children & USAID
  • This tool describes a quality assurance process for ensuring that TB, HIV, and dual-infected clients are provided with quality of care. The approach relies on observation, use of scorable supervisory checklists to assess performance and instructions for addressing low-scoring tasks. Summary data informs improvement actions. Reports are submitted to the local health authorities. The tools are...

    Reads: 828
    Author(s): Hausler, H.
  • This tool provides CHWs with 5 key messages as well as visual aids to help treat and prevent lymphatic filariasis in the community.

    Reads: 697
    Author(s): World Health Organization (WHO)
  • This training manual helps participants develop and use activities at the community level to create a supportive environment for work related male engagement. It provides guidance on discussing HIV and AIDS, gender norms, gender equity and creating community action teams.

    Reads: 895
    Author(s): The Acquire Project/EngenderHealth and Promundo
  • Task shifting is one approach to address the shortage of health staff by rational redistribution of tasks among health workforce teams. This document contains 22 recommendations and guidelines developed through a process of country consultation, extensive evidence gathering, and broad consultation among a wide range of experts and stakeholders. The recommendations provide the basis for a...

    Reads: 1,287
    Author(s): World Health Organization (WHO)
  • This brief draws on AMREF's experience, looking at three key issues: appropriate training, task-shifting to lower cadres of worker, and training and supporting CHWs to bring health care closer to communities. It emphasizes both the need for global commitment to scale up proven models at the national level and leadership and ownership by African governments.

    Reads: 695
    Author(s): Hall S.
  • This document describes Aphia II Nyanza's 2006-10 strategy to support Kenya's Ministry of Health as well as FBOs and CBOs to: improve and expand facility based services, civil society activities to increase healthy behaviors and care, and support for people and families affected by HIV and AIDS.

    Reads: 713
    Author(s): Engender Health
  • This systematic review is helpful for people who need to make decisions about the use of lay health workers in primary and community care delivery. The authors reviewed 82 studies to assess the effects of lay health worker interventions on improving MCH and TB outcomes. Key findings and considerations of relevance for low and middle income countries are included outcomes.

    Reads: 754
    Author(s): Flottorp, S., Glenton, C., Lewin, S.
  • This article presents the findings of a project to promote exclusive breastfeeding in rural communities through the training of community health extension workers in rural Nigeria. The authors found that the training of extension health workers in rural communities is feasible, can have a beneficial impact on breastfeeding promotion, and that such training should be continued and incorporated...

    Reads: 656
    Author(s): A.A. Davies-Adetugbo & H.A. Adebawa
  • This document provides guidance in the design of systems for community-based distribution (CBD) programs. The guide aims to assist program managers and other stakeholders in designing and implementing stronger and more sustainable supply chains for their CBD programs. The guide is intended to serve as a resource of tools that can be modified and adapted for use by any government or...

    Reads: 749
    Author(s): JSI

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