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

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  • This WHO report focuses on the “train” aspect of the task-shifting idea of "treat, train, retain," in the effort to reduce the burden on existing healthcare professionals by shifting certain tasks to others such as CHWs. This paper outlines the WHO’s approach to the training crisis.

    Reads: 791
    Author(s): WHO
  • This training guide focuses on building the capacity of CHWs and volunteers to use counseling cards to promote the health of women and newborns at home through preventive care, identification of problems, and seeking appropriate care. The guide trains CHWs to identify and interact with women of reproductive age, as well as their families, community and religious leaders, and health care...

    Reads: 2,193
    Author(s): Prevention of Postpartum Hemhorrage Initiative (POPPHI)
  • This report examines approaches for the community management of sick children, specifically antimicrobial treatments by CHWs. It is based on an extensive review of literature, including peer reviewed studies, reports, program descriptions and program evaluations.

    Reads: 1,036
    Author(s): Kate Gilroy and Peter Winch of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • In an effort to inform future policies and programs, WHO, USAID, and Family Health International (FHI) convened a consultation group on injectable contraceptives and CHWs. The report concludes that CHWs, given appropriate training, can provide contraceptive injectables effectively and that the expanded use of injectable contraceptives by CHWs will provide underserved populations with more...

    Reads: 760
    Author(s): World Health Organization
  • This Reproductive Health Manual for Trainers of CHWs was developed by CEDPA to help organizations that provide reproductive health services through the community-based distribution approach, to train their CHWs in reproductive health. The training manual is based on the premise that reproductive health is a fundamental human right and stresses that informed choice, quality of care, and...

    Reads: 1,407
    Author(s): The Center for Development and Population Activities
  • The ICTPH Guide presents a model for selecting CHWs in rural India, focusing on one woman in each community who reaches out to every family in her village to ensure their wellness through active screening. This paper presents the selection tools for Health Extension Workers (ICTPH Guides) in Rural India. It also recognizes that a carefully selected CHW will have great impact not only in...

    Reads: 925
    Author(s): Sangeetha Lakshmanan, Centre for Technologies in Public Health
  • This is a resource for trainers developing in-service training for facility-based healthcare providers and CHWs who already have some basic experience with reproductive health and family planning. It is a reference guide to be used by trainers and can be adapted depending on whether trainees are facility-based or community-based. This training will enable providers to disseminate timely, up-to...

    Reads: 743
    Author(s): Extending Service Delivery
  • This report describes key issues in the implementation of Ghana's health workforce development plan, which aims to address morale and distribution challenges. Priority is being given to mid-level workers operating in community settings, and to incentive schemes to improve morale and retention.

    Reads: 1,919
    Author(s): Global Health Workforce Alliance
  • This investigation looks at applying human resources (HR) concepts related to employee engagement that have been validated in developed countries to the context of volunteers in OVC programs in Ethiopia to the Strengthening Communities and Safety Nets Project. Worker engagement is defined as the extent to which people enjoy and believe in what they do and feel valued for doing it. Evidence has...

    Reads: 1,825
    Author(s): Alison Wittcoff, University Research Co., LLC, USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) and Lauren Crigler, Initiatives Inc., HCI
  • This case study was conducted to impart a thorough understanding of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) OVC program model in Kenya and to document lessons learned that could be applied to other OVC initiatives. This case study is based upon a program document review; program site visits, including discussions with local staff, volunteers, beneficiaries and community members; as well as...

    Reads: 1,211
    Author(s): Hoffman A, Thurman TR, Chatterji M, Brown L.,


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