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

Mind the gap – a new resource developed by and for CHWs working on HIV and sexual health is aiming to fill a gap in accessible information


Community health workers (CHWs) support millions of people living with, or at risk of, HIV in Southern Africa. They are often people’s first point of contact with the health system. However, to play an effective role, CHWs need access to up-to-date, clear, accurate, and user-friendly information on HIV and sexual health. There are currently few ways for CHWs to get this information, and many still rely on word of mouth for new information, with the biases and misinformation that can follow.

CHW Central is managed by Initiatives Inc. Site start-up was supported by the USAID Health Care Improvement Project in 2011.

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