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Evaluating the effect of ward-based outreach teams on primary healthcare performance in North West Province, South Africa: A plausibility design using routine data
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
BACKGROUND. North West Province (NWP), South Africa, was an early adopter of the primary healthcare (PHC) ward-based outreach team (WBOT) strategy and has made considerable progress in implementing it. Given the interest ...
The roles, training and knowledge of community health workers about diabetes and hypertension in Khayelitsha, Cape Town
BACKGROUND: The current roles and capacity of community health workers (CHWs) in the management and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) remain poorly understood. Objectives: To assess CHWs’ current roles, training ...
Patterns of authorship on community health workers in low-and-middle-income countries: an analysis of publications (2012–2016)
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
INTRODUCTION Studies of authorship provide a barometer of local research capacity and ownership of research, considered key to defining appropriate research priorities, developing contextualised responses to health ...
The governance of national community health worker programmes in low- and middle-income countries: an empirically based framework of governance principles, purposes and tasks
(Kerman University of Medical Sciences, 2018)
BACKGROUND: National community health worker (CHW) programmes are increasingly regarded as an integral component of primary healthcare (PHC) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). At the interface of the formal health ...
Assessing geographical inequity in availability of hospital services under the state-funded universal health insurance scheme in Chhattisgarh state, India, using a composite vulnerability index
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Background: Countries are increasingly adopting health insurance schemes for achieving Universal Health Coverage. India’s state-funded health insurance scheme covers hospital care provided by ‘empanelled’ private and ...
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 ...