Peruvian community women empowered to reduce anemia in children under five
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Basic medical science applied in public health
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe the benefits of empowering CHWs for child health improvement in Peru Assess the positive impact of participation of CHWs in a community-based child health and nutrition program Demonstrate the change in health outcomes for iron-deficiency anemia for children under five participating in CHW-led programs in Peru
Keyword(s): International Health, Child Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an experienced public health practitioner and medical doctor. I have a M.D. Degree in General Medicine from Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia and a Masters of Public Health (MPH) Degree from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. I currently implement a community-based nutrition and child survival program, and have implemented many public health interventions in the past.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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