Online Program

Thinking global: CHWs impacting health internationally

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Table 1
Community structures as a means toward greater accountability in a responsive health system in Kenya, east africa   
Katelyn Tente, MSW, MPH, Rosemary Frasso, PhD, MSc, CPH and Jennifer Cohn, MD MPH
Table 2
Initiating a community health worker network within tent communities in post-earthquake Haiti   
Julie Tanaka, MPH, MBA, Linda Mobula, MD, MPH and Jacob Baptiste, MD
Table 4
Acceptability and adequacy of self-administered low vaginal swabs and clean catch urine by pregnant women in a rural setting in Bangladesh with assistance of community health worker (CHW)   
Jamal Uddin, MBBS,MPH, Anne CC Lee, MD, MPH, Abu Sadek Moniruzzaman, MBBS, MPH, Ashraf Khan Eusufzi, Iftekhar Rafiqullah, Rasheduzzaman Shah, Dipak Mitra, MBBS, MPH, PhD, M. a. Quaiyum, MBBS and Abdullah Baqui, MBBS, MPH, DrPH
Table 5
CHWs as clinical trial staff: Strategies used and lessons learned from a study in rural Uganda   
Monique Mueller, MSPH, Holly Burke, PhD, MPH, Leonard Bufumbo, MSc, Anja Lendvay, MPH, Brian Perry, MPH and Anthony Mbonye, MD, PhD
Table 6
Effectiveness of refresher training to community health workers and their supervisor and defaulter tracing activity in nyanza province   
Yoshito Kawakatsu, MPH, Tomohiko Sugishita, M.A.,M.D., M.P.H., Kennedy Orwenjo, Kennedy Kiboshia, Steve Wakhule, Eric Were and Sumihisa Honda, PhD
Table 7
Lessons from quality collaboratives for community level supply chains: Using peer-to-peer learning to improve supply chain knowledge and practices amongst CHWs in Rwanda   
Alexis Heaton, Patrick Nganji, Catherine Mugeni, Amanda Ombeva, Megan Noel, Yasmin Chandani, Sarah Andersson, B Phar , MPH and Mildred Shieshia
Table 9
Adapting the partners in health community-based model of “accompaniment” to Rwanda's community health worker program   
Didi Bertrand Farmer, MA, Peter Niyigena, BA, Elias Ngizwenayo, Vincent Nsabimana, Grace Ryan, BA, Leslie Berman, MPH, Daniel Palazuelos, MD, MPH and Michael L. Rich, MPH, MD
Table 10
Frontline health workers, technology, maps, and access to care   
Jen Lemberger, MPH and Andrew Schroeder, PhD, MPP

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Organized by: Community Health Workers
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)