Community home-based care in resource-limited settings : a framework for action
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World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (2016)Access to primary health care is one of the major challenges faced by developing countries, including those of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. Experiences from both within and outside the Region have shown that the training of community health workers in the delivery of primary health care can improve timely access to primary health care services, and eventually reduce morbidity and mortality due to preventable diseases. This report provides an overview of community health worker programmes by introducing best practices and examining the ...
Directives pour la résolution des problèmes par l' équipe de district à l' intention des services de santé maternelle et infantile, de planification familiale et autres services de santé publique / Melvyn Thorpe, Steve Sapirie, Habibi Rejeb Thorpe, Melvyn; Sapirie, Stephen A; Rejeb, Habib; World Health Organization. Division of Family Health; World Health Organization. Division of Epidemiological Surveillance and Health Situation and Trend Assessment (WHO/MCH-FPP/MEP/93.2, 1993)
World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO-EM/CBI/016/E/G, 2003)Investing in health, particularly that of the poor, is central to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. In support of this strategy WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is actively promoting in countries of the Region community-based initiatives like Basic Development Needs, Healthy Cities, Healthy Villages and Women in Health and Development. These approaches are based on the principle that good health status-an important goal in its own right-is central to creating and sustaining the capabilities of poor people to ...