Results from operations research show improvements in chw program functionality
The study was conducted in Zambia with 6 organizations and 156 CHWs over the course of one year. Methods used included interviews, program record reviews, engagement surveys, service delivery task completion assessments, and the CHW AIM program functionality analysis. The operations research found that using CHW AIM contributes to improvement, but that improvement may not be unilinear or consistent. There was also a positive correlation between CHW program functionality and CHW performance. However, the data on program functionality and CHW engagement were inconclusive. Costs of conducting a CHW AIM workshop ranged from $350 to $1100. The presentation will also share other results from multivariate and cluster analyses of factors associated with better CHW performance, program managers' views on CHW AIM, and CHW program investments related to number of clients served.
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Describe results from operations research on the impact of the CHW AIM tool on CHW program performance improvement
Keyword(s): Community Health Programs, Quality Improvement
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was the principal investigator for the research being presented. I have over 10 years of experience in developing and implementing public health assessments.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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