A Reference Guide for Program Managers and Policy Makers
by Rose Zulliger, Kerry Scott, Dena Javadi
Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), December 2013
Recently, a renewed interest in large-scale community health worker (CHW) programs has been seen globally. This renewal provides an opportune moment to take stock of issues and challenges such programs face and what can be done to make them as effective as possible. With this in mind, this manual is intended to be used a practical guide for policymakers and program managers wishing to develop or strengthen a CHW program, drawing lessons from other countries that have implemented CHW programs at-scale.