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

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Catherine van de Ruit

Task shifting from clinicians to community health workers (CHWs) in regions of the world where physician to population density is low is a growing strategy among policy makers. This article looks at structural and local factors which lead to unintended consequences of CHW program implementation such as CHWs working simultaneously for multiple organizations, freelancing in communities, and uncoordinated care leading to adverse patient outcomes.

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2019
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