Integrated Community Case Management - randomized trial study (2017)

A study into the impact of community health work initiatives

A child is weighed by a community nurse
UNICEF/UN0146021/Schermbrucker

Highlights

A cluster, randomized controlled trial comparing outcomes in health centre catchment areas with CHWs trained in and implementing mHealth enhanced iCCM supportive supervision and supply chain management versus health centre catchment areas implementing iCCM as per current Zambian guidelines (business as usual) was performed. The intervention was to train CHWs to use community DHIS2 (C-DHIS2) platform installed on mobile phones to weekly report on cases of malaria, diarrhoea, and pneumonia seen, send advance messages to health centres for referred patients, as well as send reports and requisitions of iCCM commodities.

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ZCHARD, UNICEF
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Languages
English

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