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

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  • Improving malaria case management is partially dependent on health worker compliance with clinical guidelines. This study assessed health worker factors associated with correct anti-malarial prescribing practices at two sites in rural Tanzania.

    Reads: 791
    Author(s): Selemani M et al.
  • This report is an interim summary of ongoing supply chain strengthening interventions focused on community health workers in Mozambique. The piloting of these interventions aims to improve the performance of the supply chain that provides these community health workers with antimalarial drugs, rapid diagnostic tests, male condoms, and essential medicines for a variety of...

    Reads: 921
    Author(s): USAID Deliver Project
  • This extensive report gathered evidence and research to see if technology could be harnessed in transformative ways to address critical gaps in community health worker (CHW) training in Sub-Saharan Africa. It covers the importance of CHW, current approaches to CHW training, emerging evidence and opportunities.

    Reads: 870
    Author(s): Funes R, Hausman V, Rastegar A, Bhatia P
  • This short article demonstrates potential opportunities for community health workers under the new Affordable Care Act. The role of CHWs has more recently become legitimized as their value to improving the efficacy of care is increasingly recognized. The Maricopa County Department of Public Health discusses the potential roles of CHWs and funding opportunities to promote utilization of CHWs in...

    Reads: 2,386
    Author(s): Maricopa County Public Health
  • The goal of this initiative is to provide a forum in which all these different strands of evidence, information, and public and private values can be discussed together, in a public and transparent process. The mission of the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council (CEPAC) is to provide objective, independent guidance on how information on comparative effectiveness can...

    Reads: 1,531
    Author(s): The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review
  • This document summarizes the results of a unique and rich dialogue during a two-day conference, in which for the first time a diverse group of individuals including CHWs, researchers and other stakeholders produced and prioritized a set of research questions about CHWs. That set of questions is the true heart of a potential
    research agenda.

    Reads: 940
    Author(s): Community Resources, LLC
  • Today's ambulatory care providers face numerous challenges as they try to practice efficient, patient-centered medicine. This article explains how community health workers (CHWs) can be engaged to address many patient- and system-related barriers currently experienced in ambulatory care practices. Community health workers are frontline public health workers who serve as a trusted bridge...

    Reads: 1,454
    Author(s): J Nell Brownstein, Gail R Hirsch, E Lee Rosenthal, Carl H Rush
  • Community Health Workers (CHWs) are gaining acceptance in the US health care system, but have been subject to challenges as to their “cost-effectiveness.” This situation is shifting, with a growing body of published evidence as to the effectiveness of CHWs, but much of the evidence of cost savings from employing CHWs is still unpublished. Return on investment analysis for CHWs must consider a...

    Reads: 1,173
    Author(s): Rush, Carl
  • Community health workers (CHWs) have gained increased visibility in the United States. We discuss how to strengthen the role of CHWs to enable them to become collaborative leaders in dramatically changing health care from “sickness care” systems to ones that provide comprehensive care for individuals and families and support community and tribal wellness.

    We recommend drawing on the...

    Reads: 698
    Author(s): Balcazar, Rosenthal, Brownstein, Rush, Matos, Hernandez
  • This three-phase study characterized, validated, and applied community capacity domains in a health communication project evaluation in Zambia. Phase I explored community capacity domains from community members’ perspectives (16 focus groups, 14 in-depth interviews, 4 sites. These were validated in Phase II with 720 randomly selected adults. The validated domains were incorporated into a...

    Reads: 1,291
    Author(s): Carol Underwood, Marc Boulay, Gail Snetro-Plewman, Mubiana Macwan'gi, Janani Vijayaraghavan, Mebelo Namfukwe, David Marsh

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