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Lower-cost labor models All 25 states are targeting investment in low-cost, community health workers to shift labor costs to more appropriate caregivers.
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At his home in Kanombe, Kigali, Damien Rwabarinda panics as a community health worker confirms Shema, his 7-months old baby, is Malaria positive.
He said that with the cooperation of UNICEF, 48,000 lady health workers, lady health supervisors and community health workers would provide service door to door.
A priority focus was expanding access to community health worker provision of injectable contraceptives.
Mr Jones will spend four days in the Mbale region visiting projects run by Pont - Partnerships Overseas Networking Trust - including a motorbike ambulance scheme and work to train community health workers to recognise and treat signs of serious illness.
But my role as a Community Health Worker in Hays County, Texas, has showed me differently.
Injectable contraceptives can be safely provided by community health workers in Kenya, according to a pilot study implemented between August 2009 and September 2010 (1) Over the yearlong study period, the 31 health workers--who had each completed three weeks of classroom and practical training on injectable provision and two weeks of supervised clinical experience prior to study initiation--pro-vided services to 1,210 female clients.
By working with 80 community health workers (CHWs) in this five-year program, PWRDF will help to provide health care and improve the lives of 30,000 people.