"'I'm a Health Worker' - Abduaraman Gidi" made by IntraHealth International.
This article reports on a study assessing the performance of CHWs in the promotion of basic child health services in rural Mali. The study was conducted as a community based cross-sectional survey. Data were collected from 401 child caregivers and 72 CHWs. Analysis showed a positive influence of CHWs on family health practices. The authors conclude that providing continuous training, transport, adequate supervision and financial incentives to CHWs are among key factors to improve the work of CHWs in rural communities.