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Join HIFA for a thematic discussion on CHWs!

Dear CH-CoP members,

I would like to invite you to join HIFA for a thematic discussion on CHWs! To join, go here: www.hifa.org/joinhifa

More information here: http://www.hifa.org/news/hifa-thematic-discussion-community-health-workers-part-2-appropriate-supervision-remuneration

Best wishes, Neil

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HIFA profile: Neil Pakenham-Walsh is coordinator of the HIFA global health campaign (Healthcare Information For All - www.hifa.org ), a global community with more than 19,000 members in 177 countries, interacting on six global forums in four languages. Twitter: @hifa_org   FB: facebook.com/HIFAdotORG      neil@hifa.org

 

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Diana RATSIAMBAKAINA

Hello all,

I think the most important challenges are :

- the motivation of the CHWs, how to have them paid regularly? It is a political will.

- the education level of some of them, sometimes it is difficult to find someone able to read to ensure this function in the remote area, so the supervision and the managing tools are note well filled in, difficult to follow-up