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

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  • The "Designing for Behavior Change" curriculum, developed by the CORE Group Social and Behavior Change working group, responds to community health managers' and planners' need for a practical behavioral framework that aids them in planning their projects strategically for maximum effectiveness. The curriculum is built upon the BEHAVE Framework, developed by the Academy for Education...

    Reads: 1,474
    Author(s): Core Group
  • The Care Group Difference guide, developed by World Relief, explores the evidence base for the Care Group model, offers criteria to assist project managers in determining the feasibility of using this approach within their own programs, and provides a step-by-step guide for starting and sustaining care groups. A care group is a group of 10 to 15 volunteer, community-based health educators who...

    Reads: 1,371
    Author(s): Megan Laughlin; World Relief Health Team
  • This manual is a guide for non-governmental organizations carrying out child health programs to assess under-five mortality rates and evaluate programs using the CARE Group Model. By following this manual’s methodology to establish a Mortality Assessment for Health Programs (MAP) System, organizations can collect valid and precise information about vital events and detect statistically...

    Reads: 1,126
    Author(s): Christopher Purdy, William Weiss, Henry Perry
  • This document is designed to serve as a handbook, or primer, for NGO s and civil society organizations (CSOs) that are considering joining the fight against tuberculosis (TB). It provides information on TB and how it is prevented, diagnosed, and treated, how TB programs work on the ground, how communities and CSOs can get involved, and special populations that need extra attention. Step-by-...

    Reads: 1,171
    Author(s): Core Group
  • The USAID-sponsored Community Health Worker (CHW) Regional Meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from June 19 to 21, 2012, was attended by over 60 government and non- governmental (NGO) representatives from six African countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia) as well as participants from international NGOs and organizations. The meeting was planned by Initiatives Inc....

    Reads: 1,496
    Author(s): Donna Bjerregaard, Lauren Crigler
  • This report is the result of research undertaken in South Africa as part of a broader multi-country research project commissioned by the Caregivers Action Network (CAN) to review community and home-based care (CHBC), especially in regards to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. 

    Reads: 1,197
    Author(s): Caregivers Action Network
  • This report conducts a systematic review of the evidence on characteristics of community health workers (CHWs) and CHW interventions, outcomes of such interventions, costs and cost-effectiveness of CHW interventions, and characteristics of CHW training.

    Reads: 1,634
    Author(s): RTI International–University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center
  • This report is the result of research undertaken in Zambia as part of a broader multi-country research project commissioned by the Caregivers Action Network (CAN) to review community and home-based care (CHBC), especially in regards to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. 

    Reads: 975
    Author(s): Caregivers Action Network
  • This article examines the workload and determinants of good performance of female health workers in 2 districts of West Bengal, India. Results indicated that female health workers spent excessive time in documentation which left less time for service delivery. Infrastructure, planning and supervision affected performance and these areas must be strengthened to improve primary healthcare...

    Reads: 1,061
    Author(s): Dipankar Maji, Yvan Hutin, R. Ramakrishnan, Shah Hossain, Sobhan De
  • This editorial piece discusses the importance of community health workers in low-income countries and proposes a CHW scale-up in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve MDGs and the overarching aim of health for all.

    Reads: 1,161
    Author(s): Prabhjot Singh, Jeffrey D Sachs

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