Health workers for change: a tool for promoting behaviour change among health providers
AbstractSensitizing health providers to customers' needs and women's health remains a challenge to the Pakistani health system. The Health Workers for Change methodology has been demonstrated to improve provider-client relationships in certain African and Latin American countries. This paper describes the experience of using Health Workers for Change participatory workshops in Pakistan to sensitize male and female health providers to gender issues. Health care providers identified the unmet needs of women clients as a function of individual, household and social factors, and, unlike the African experience with this tool, not predominantly confined to factors associated with the health facility
Shaikh, B.T., Rabbani, F. & Rahim, M. (2006). Health workers for change: a tool for promoting behaviour change among health providers. EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 12 (3-4), 331-339, 2006 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117091
JournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 12 (3-4), 331-339, 2006
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