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Quantifying and valuing community health worker time in improving access to malaria diagnosis and treatment

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Background: Community health workers (CHWs) are members of a community who are chosen by their communities as first-line, volunteer health workers. The time they spend providing healthcare and the value of this time are often not evaluated. Our aim was to quantify the time CHWs spent on providing healthcare before and during the implementation of an integrated programme of diagnosis and treatment of febrile illness in three African countries.

Methods: In Burkina Faso, Nigeria and ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/cid/ciw629

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
63
Issue:
S5
Pages:
S298–S305
Publication date:
2016-12-07
Acceptance date:
2016-09-06
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
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645946
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uuid:3364ff30-35c7-4fbe-a13b-a8a9934de6c5
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pubs:645946
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2016-09-22

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