English | 2021 | ISBN: 0198866240 | 257 pages | True PDF EPUB | 19.49 MB
Many countries around the world rely on community health workers to provide healthcare to those without immediate access, connecting them to formal health systems, and whilst numerous Community Health Worker (CHW) programmes exist, there is little research published on the need for ongoing high-quality training and supervision, or the role technology can play in supporting this.
Training for Community Health: Bridging the global health care gap is a practical resource on the nuances and intricacies of CHW programmes today. Written by experienced academics and practitioners in CHW training, education, and supervision, this resource offers a trustworthy overview to this emerging field, with insights from across the globe. Over 13 chapters, this unique resource explores how technology can be used to support structured training programmes, and is interspersed with
practical examples of how to design, implement, and evaluate CHW programmes.