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

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  • This pre-service education toolkit outlines key programmatic steps, highlights lessons learned, and identifies key resources to assist in developing quality and relevant pre-service education interventions. The toolkit, originally developed by Jhpiego under the leadership of MCHIP, has been shaped significantly by the technical advisory group at MCHIP. Although targeted for midwives, this...

    Reads: 1,023
    Author(s): MCHIP
  • Partner in Health's Program Management Guide discusses strategies to help organizations implement a CHW program to improve access as well as the quality of care that is provided in resource-limited areas. A CHW program can significantly improve health outcomes, particularly for the poorest members of the community. In PIH's accompaniment model of care, patients build a trusting relationship...

    Reads: 1,022
    Author(s): Partners in Health
  • The Program Management Guide is a "how-to" guide created by Partners in Health. This unit outlines how PIH provides training for three broad groups who serve and are served by our healthcare programs: 1) community health workers, 2) clinicians, and 3) patients and the community . Specific guidelines—relevant to all three of these groups—are offered for developing healthcare-focused training...

    Reads: 944
    Author(s): Partners in Health
  • This pilot curriculum for accompagnateurs, developed by Partners in Health, includes parallel materials for use by trainers and participants, as well as visual aids for use with each unit. The Accompagnateur Training Guide covers: treatment, prevention, side effects and risk factors for HIV, TB, STIs and other infectious diseases; roles and responsibilities of accompagnateurs; challenges faced...

    Reads: 1,121
    Author(s): Partners in Health
  • The South African Academy of Family Practice's Rural Health Initiative journal details their delegation's visit and observation of the rural primary health care network in Iran. They examined in particular the roles of different workers in the Iranian system and the health houses that are staffed by CHWs, known locally as, Behvarz. The health houses are responsible for: maternal and child...

    Reads: 1,063
    Author(s): Couper, I.
  • This journal article looks at a study conducted in 2007 to evaluate the impact of community directed intervention (CDI) on delivering five health interventions in onchocerciasis endemic districts in Tanzania: Vitamin A supplementation (VAS), community-directed treatment with Ivermectin (CDTi), distribution of insecticide -treated nets (ITN), directly observed treatment of TB (DOTS), and home-...

    Reads: 875
  • This article examines Directly Observed Therapy (DOT-HAART) provided by CHWs or accompagnateur to HIV patients in Boston and Haiti. The CHWs provide psychosocial support and link the patients to clinical staff and available resources. The article suggests that the accompagnateur model can be applied to other poverty-stricken populations in resource-poor settings.

    Reads: 956
    Author(s): Behforouz, H.L., Farmer, P.E., and Mukherjee, J.S.
  • The main objective of this paper is to reexamine the implementation of national CHW programs and document the evidence based-knowledge or best practices in South Asia. The paper is primarily based on the internet search and a review of published literature on CHW national programs in South Asia. The topics highlighted in the paper are CHW roles, selection, training, incentives and motivation,...

    Reads: 1,110
    Author(s): UNICEF
  • This manual introduces the importance of the community health worker's role in the communities they serve. It also includes course materials for CHWs on the following topics: how to identify signs of illness in a sick child, age 2 months up to 5 years; when to refer children to health facilities for more care; and how families can treat children at home with problems of diarrhea, malaria or...

    Reads: 1,164
    Author(s): UNICEF and WHO
  • This case study examines lay health worker attrition by examining three questions: What is the magnitude of attrition in programs? What are the determinants of attrition? What are the most successful ways of reducing attrition? Several important factors have been identified including: supportive supervision, defined roles with specific tasks, locally relevant incentives, incentive systems...

    Reads: 1,107
    Author(s): Nkonki, L., Cliff, J., Sanders, D.

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