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

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  • The objective of this article is to examine the remains of the Community-Based Reproductive Health Project (CBRHP) implemented by CARE-Tanzania to address high maternal mortality in two rural districts. The two components of CBRHP, work of VHWs and community-financing for emergency transport systems in six villages, have continued. Both of these promote maternal health and linkages with the...

    Reads: 753
    Author(s): Indu B. Ahluwalia, Dorcas Robinson, Lisa Vallely, Karen E. Gieseker and Alfreda Kabakama
  • This report is the result of research undertaken in Ethiopia 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: 556
    Author(s): Caregivers Action Network
  • The Health Extension Program is one of the most innovative community-based health programs in Ethiopia. It is based on the assumption that access to and quality of primary health care in rural communities can be improved through transfer of health knowledge and skills to households. Since it became operational in 2004–2005, the Program has had a tangible effect on the thinking and practices of...

    Reads: 960
    Author(s): Hailom Banteyerga
  • This document is part of a series that makes up the USAID/BASICS Newborn Health tool kit. The entire toolkit is comprised of a reference manual, technical presentations, facilitator’s guide, participant’s notebook, clinical logbook and tools for monitoring and evaluation. This document is the Clinical Logbook that can help health workers and training participants to maintain information on...

    Reads: 1,485
    Author(s): Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage Initiative (POPPHI)
  • This is an interview guide for CHWs, PLHA Support Group Members, Village Health Committees and Community Dialogue Groups. It is written for Rwanda, but can be adapted for use in other countries affected by HIV/AIDS. It specifically addresses pediatric HIV case identification, and referral and care at the community level for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).

    Reads: 1,081
    Author(s): Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival (BASICS)
  • The paper reviews evidence from peer reviewed and "grey" English language literature on the use of non-financial incentives for CHW retention in sixteen countries in east and southern Africa (ESA): Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The paper...

    Reads: 1,408
    Author(s): Yoswa M Dambisya
  • This review of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) III which highlights lack of supervision, poor worker motivation, and related issues as critical challenges. It shows that programs often focus on training but other performance factors such as supportive supervision, clear performance expectations and motivation and recognition are often...

    Reads: 1,260
    Author(s): IntraHealth International
  • APHIA (AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance) is a USAID-financed program in Kenya that works with the Ministry of Health and faith-based and community-based organizations to reduce the risk of HIV transmission and the fertility rate in Nyanza. Specifically, the project focuses on improving and expanding facility-based HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, reproductive health, malaria, maternal...

    Reads: 1,181
    Author(s): USAID, Engender Health, AED
  • This paper was published by the Rwandan Ministry of Health. The main objective of this report is to analyze CHWs' performance in order to inform program expansion. Additional objectives include: 1. review the quality of case management by CHWs; 2. review the quality of drug management; 3. analyze the process and quality of technical supervision received by the CHWs; 4. analyze parents’...

    Reads: 1,230
    Author(s): Rwandan Ministry of Health
  • This report aims to identify CHW programs with positive impacts on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), related to health or otherwise, through a global systematic review undertaken of such interventions, as well as eight in-depth country case studies in SubSaharan Africa (Ethiopia Mozambique and Uganda), South East Asia (Bangladesh, Pakistan and Thailand) and Latin America (Brazil and Haiti...

    Reads: 2,734
    Author(s): Bhutta AZ, Lassi ZS, Pariyo G, Huicho L

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