This review evaluates the training provided to CHWs to prevent and manage cardiovascular disease. … [Read more...] about Effectiveness of community health worker training programmes for cardiovascular disease management in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review
CORE Group has developed a module about cholera to address gaps in preparedness and response in at risk countries and communities. The complete guide features four different lesson plans, and is complemented by flip charts that are intended to be used by community health workers. These lessons aim to reach mothers and caregivers of children under the age of 5 … [Read more...] about Cholera Module
Malaria Consortium has had extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and evaluating a variety of job aids. An integral part of our work is to strengthen capacity and improve the performance of health workers to be able to prevent, diagnose, treat and care for groups most at risk of malaria and other communicable diseases. This paper describes Malaria … [Read more...] about It’s all in the detail: developing effective health-related job aids
Noting the irregularities surrounding health worker training and supervision methods across different states in India, the Earth Institute and Columbia Global Center partnered with the Sri Venkata Sai Medical College and the government of Mahbubnagar District in Andhra Pradesh to pilot a model for 'on-site coaching' as an alternative approach … [Read more...] about Can coaching health workers improve the performance of health systems?
World Vision's Timed and Targeted Counselling for Health and Nutrition (ttC) is a comprehensive training course for CHWs, Care Groups and volunteers working in maternal and child health. ttC takes a life-cycle approach, supporting through pregnancy to two years of age, which offers the best opportunity to put children on a path to life-long health. World Vision’s newly released … [Read more...] about Timed and Targeted Counselling for Health and Nutrition, 2nd Edition: A Comprehensive Training Course for Community Health Workers