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Resources

Ghana launches new CHW program (external URL)

Link leads to: http://1millionhealthworkers.org/2016/03/23/ghana-to-launch-new-chw-programme/

Discussion context: What kind of training, supervision, and support do CHWs need to be successful?

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Maimunat Alex-Adeomi

The Lives of Community Health Workers: Local Labor and Global Health in Urban Ethiopia (external URL)

Link leads to: https://books.google.com/books/about/The_Lives_of_Community_Health_Workers.html?id=_OmrDQAAQBAJ

Discussion context: Are CHWs lay volunteers or professionals?

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Daniel Palazuelos

Kampala CHW Symposium Statement (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.hifa.org/sites/default/files/publications_pdf/Kampala_CHW_symposium_statement-FINAL.pdf

Discussion context: Cross section of the Thematic Discussion on Community Health Extension Workers on HIFA from Jan 16 – Feb 24 2017

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Emmanuel Benyeogor

mCHIP CHW Reference Guide (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.mchip.net/sites/default/files/mchipfiles/CHW_ReferenceGuide_sm.pdf

Discussion context: What modifications are required to make the implementation of CHW programs feasible in urban and peri-urban slums as well as rural settings?

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Daniel Palazuelos

Same article, different Url: (external URL)

Link leads to: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1524839907306406

Discussion context: What do organizations need to do to effectively integrate CHWs into their work?

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Linda McCreary

Healthy Families - blog on Ghana version (external URL)

Link leads to: http://www.wvi.org/article/ghana%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98paradigm-shift%E2%80%99-chws

Discussion context: How do you design a CHW program?

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Polly Walker

Background on Project ECHO CHW Training Programs (external URL)

Link leads to: http://echo.unm.edu/initiatives/community-health-workers/

Discussion context: What attributes, skills, and experiences make someone a good CHW candidate?

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Amy Madore

Video: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uUO_I_APTo

Discussion context: What attributes, skills, and experiences make someone a good CHW candidate?

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Amy Madore

Strengthening Human Resources for Nutrition (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.spring-nutrition.org/technical-areas/systems/strengthening-human-resources-nutrition

Discussion context: How do you design a CHW program?

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Sascha Lamstein

National and District Tools to Guide Anemia Programming (external URL)

Link leads to: https://www.spring-nutrition.org/publications/series/national-and-district-tools-guide-anemia-programming

Discussion context: How do you design a CHW program?

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

Posted by: Sascha Lamstein