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The role of 'hidden' community volunteers in community-based health service delivery platforms: examples from sub-Saharan Africa
(Co-Action Publishing, 2015)
Community-based research on child survival in sub-Saharan Africa has focussed on the increased provision of curative health services by a formalised cadre of lay community health workers (CHWs), but we have identified a ...
Costs of implementing integrated community case management (iCCM) in six African countries: implications for sustainability
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2017)
BACKGROUND Sub–Saharan Africa still reports the highest rates of under– five mortality. Low cost, high impact interventions exist, however poor access remains a challenge. Integrated community case management (iCCM) was ...
Ward-based primary health care outreach teams in South Africa: developments, challenges and future directions
(Health Systems Trust, 2018)
In 2011, South Africa adopted the Ward-based Primary Health Care Outreach Team (WBPHCOT) Strategy. The WBPHCOTs are made up of generalist community health workers (CHWs) supported by nurse team leaders, and linked to ...
Addressing the tensions and complexities involved in commissioning and undertaking implementation research in low- and middle-income countries
Rapid scale-up of new policies and guidelines, in the context of weak health systems in low/middle-income countries (LMIC), has led to greater interest and funding for implementation research. Implementation research ...