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What does CHW stand for?

CHW stands for Community Health Worker


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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.
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.