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Development of non-profit organisations providing health and social services in rural South Africa: a three year longitudinal study
INTRODUCTION: In an effort to increase understanding of formation of the community and home-based care economy in south Africa, we investigated the origin and development of non-profit organisations (NPOs) providing home-and ...
Progress in the establishment of ward based outreach teams: experiences in the North West Province
(Health Systems Trust, 2013)
This chapter briefly describes the implementation of the Ward-based Outreach Teams (WBOTs) in the North West Province. The authors then highlight some of the findings of a rapid assessment of provincial and district ...
"She is my teacher and if it was not for her I would be dead": Exploration of rural South African community health workers' information, education and communication activities
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Community health workers (CHWs) are important resources in health systems affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. International guidelines on task-shifting recommend that CHWs can provide diverse HIV services, ranging from HIV ...