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The role of health extension workers in improving utilization of maternal health services in rural areas in Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2012)
BACKGROUND: Community health workers are widely used to provide care for a broad range of health issues. Since 2003 the government of Ethiopia has been deploying specially trained new cadres of community based health workers ...
Assessment of the uptake of neonatal and young infant referrals by community health workers to public health facilities in an urban informal settlement, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaAssessment of the uptake of neonatal and young infant referrals by community health workers to public health facilities in an urban informal settlement, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
(Biomed CentralBiomed Central, 2013)
Background: Globally, 40% of the 7.6 million deaths of children under five every year occur in the neonatal period (first 28 days after birth). Increased and earlier recognition of illness facilitated by community health ...
Health promotion in Australian multi-disciplinary primary health care services: case studies from South Australia and the Nothern Territory
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
This paper reports on the health promotion and disease prevention conducted at Australian multi-disciplinary primary health care (PHC) services and considers the ways in which the organizational environment affects the ...