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

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  • Community health workers (CHWs) can play a critical role in promoting healthy living by educating community members about heart disease and stroke prevention and by helping people understand the importance of health care self-management, especially in underserved communities throughout the United States.
    The Community Health Worker’s Sourcebook: A Training Manual for Preventing Heart...

    Reads: 1,249
    Author(s): National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • This handbook contains a synthesis of the most current information available for developing and managing effective community health worker programs. A description of key components of effective community health worker programs is provided, along with action templates to develop tools for applying what is learned. Upon completing this manual, the reader will build skills in community assessment...

    Reads: 1,802
    Author(s): Center for Disease Control
  • This training packet provides an introduction to interactive methods for training community health workers, and three lesson plans for training CHWs to include breast and cervical cancer messages in their work. The included lesson plans are (a) key facts about finding breast and cervical cancer early; (b) barriers to breast and cervical cancer screening, and (c) encouraging women to get...

    Reads: 1,057
    Author(s): Center for Disease Control
  • Chronic conditions, such as heart failure, diabetes and asthma are pervasive among Massachusetts residents. In March 2008, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) convened the Disease Management and Wellness Task Force with broad representation from more than 40 organizations to develop an action-oriented framework for managing and treating chronic disease in Massachusetts,...

    Reads: 922
    Author(s): Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Community Health Workers are widely utilised in low- and middle-income countries and may be an important tool in reducing maternal and child mortality; however, evidence is lacking on their effectiveness for specific types of programmes, specifically programmes of a preventive nature. This review reports findings on a systematic review analysing effectiveness of preventive interventions...

    Reads: 849
    Author(s): Brynne Gilmore, Eilish McAuliffe
  • Chronic conditions, such as heart failure, diabetes and asthma are pervasive among Massachusetts residents. In March 2008, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) convened the Disease Management and Wellness Task Force with broad representation from more than 40 organizations to develop an action-oriented framework for managing and treating chronic disease in Massachusetts,...

    Reads: 801
    Author(s): Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • The USAID-sponsored Community Health Worker (CHW) Regional Meeting was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from June 19 to 21, 2012. Over 60 government and nongovernmental (NGO) representatives from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia and Mali, as well as participants from NGOs and international organizations attended the meeting. The meeting, designed by...

    Reads: 995
    Author(s): Donna Bjerregaard
  • The United Nations Millennium Project identified the large-scale training and deployment of community health workers (CHWs) as an important strategy for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). However, programs involving CHWs are also known to be fraught with significant human resources challenges. The USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) developed the Community Health Worker...

    Reads: 1,155
    Author(s): Rebecca Furth and Lauren Crigler
  • The Barrier Analysis tool is a rapid assessment tool used in community health and other community development project to better identify barriers to behavior change that (if adopted) would have a significant positive impact on the health, nutrition, or well-being of targeted groups (e.g., preschool children) in a project area. The tool also helps staff members to identify positive aspects of...

    Reads: 3,820
    Author(s): Food for the Hungry
  • Many maternal and child health programs want to add family planning (counseling, referrals or even services) into their programs. Many health program and government staff would like to get the skills needed for this process—but time and resources are not available for a week(s) long training.This curriculum can share these useful skills without requiring a lot of time or resources. A local...

    Reads: 1,456
    Author(s): Core Group

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