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

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  • 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: 925
    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: 900
    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: 1,200
    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: 1,149
    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: 770
    Author(s): Institute for Democracy in South Africa
  • Building contexts that support effective community responses to HIV/AIDS: a South African Case Study discusses a health-enabling social environment, and some of the strategies currently being used to build social contexts to support effective HIV/AIDS management in southern Africa. The authors aim to illustrate and share contextual changes that will enable more effective community-led HIV/AIDS...

    Reads: 835
    Author(s): Campbell, Catherine; Nair, Yugi; Maimane, Sbongile
  • This presentation summarizes a study performed in 4 Africa countries: Guinea, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. The study examines the effect of training community health workers on Onchoceriacis control. The study concludes that utilizing CHWs can empower communities and citizens to work towards healthier lifestyles. Utilizing CHWs as a strategy has tremendous scope and potential to...

    Reads: 920
    Author(s): Boatin, Boakye
  • The community-directed interventions  (CDI) strategy achieved a desired coverage of the ultimate treatment goal of at least 90% with ivermectin distribution for onchocerciasis control, and filled the gap between the health care services and the communities. One of the research questions included how the primary actors (community-directed heath workers and community-directed health supervisors...

    Reads: 754
    Author(s): Katabarwa, M.N., Habomugisha, P., Richards, JR, F.O., and Hopkins, D.
  • This study was carried out in 5 health areas co-endemic for Onchocerca volvulus and Loa loa which had no prior experience of the Community Directed Treatment with Ivermectin (CDTI). The community-directed delivery process was introduced using a cascade mechanism from the central health system that passed through the regional health delegation, health district and the health areas. Community...

    Reads: 824
    Author(s): Wanji, Samuel; Tendongfor, Nicholas
  • This study analyzes a community-based programme to determine the degree to which community-directed interventions delivered through volunteer community based distributions  can improve access to malaria prevention strategies for pregnant women, including use of ITNs, IPTp drugs and counseling. Results suggest that beyond  access to malaria prevention, access to formal health care in general,...

    Reads: 941
    Author(s): Okeibunor, J., et al.

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