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

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  • Religious leaders and individual congregations are often important gatekeepers in disseminating reproductive health messages and influencing positive behavior change in communities. This report reflects the interest among many diverse actors within the Christian and Muslim communities to expand access to family planning information and services as well as the interest of secular health...

    Reads: 813
  • This cluster randomized controlled trial assesses the effectiveness of the Integrated Management of Neonatal Childhood Illness (IMNCI) strategy in Haryana, India. The IMNCI model utilizes CHWs in the treatment of sick newborns and children and also incorporates home visits for early newborn care. The study concludes that the implementation of the IMNCI resulted in substantial improvement in...

    Reads: 1,139
  • A multidisciplinary care team can be defined as a partnership among health care workers of different disciplines inside and outside the health sector and the community with the goal of providing quality continuous, comprehensive and efficient health services. This report explores the potential of introducing multidisciplinary care teams into sub-Saharan health care settings in an effort to...

    Reads: 630
  • This report reviews World Vision's training and support for peer educators in  a school-based peer-led HIV prevention programme in three provinces of South Africa. The methodology is based on the Centre for the Support of Peer Education (CSPE) philosophy which encourages the use of peer educators to reach beneficiaries. Lessons learned are presented.

    Reads: 1,085
  • Facts for Life provides essential information on how to prevent child and maternal deaths, diseases, injuries and violence. Written in simple language, the messages are based on the latest scientific findings by medical and child development experts around the world.  The contents can promote dialogue, learning, communication and action among children, youth, families, communities, and social...

    Reads: 988
  • This document describes the Isibindi Model which uses community-based child and youth care workers in communities in an innovative team outreach program to support children and families affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The aim is to enable children and youth to acquire skills that will increase their competency in their living environment and facilitate emotional support to children and...

    Reads: 923
  • This study reviews research on CHW programs and concludes there is an inconsistent reporting of selection and training processes for CHWs in the existing literature. It presents a conceptual model  for the role development of CHWs to guide future reporting of CHW programs in the intervention literature.

    Reads: 1,636
  • This article investigates the validity and reliability of Community Based Information collected by CHWs in Kenya. The study concludes that CHWs collect sufficient household data that can be used to inform decisions on health interventions  and to scale-up and develop new programs.

    Reads: 845
  • This study presents the results of  a randomized trial of a promotora-led education intervention focused on cervical caner in a local South Philadelphia Hispanic community. The findings suggest that CHWs can provide a novel and culturally-appropriate model for addressing racial and ethnic health disparities in underserved populations.

    Reads: 1,010
    Author(s): O'Brien, M.J., et al
  • The information challenges facing health workers worldwide include lack of routine systems for seeking and sharing information, lack of high-quality and current health information, and lack of locally relevant materials and tools. This article presents three studies of health information needs in India, Senegal, and Malawi that demonstrate these information challenges, provide additional...

    Reads: 1,240
    Author(s): D'Adamo, Margaret, Fabic, Madeline S. and Ohkubo, Saori

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