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Community health workers: efficacy, taxonomy, and performance

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Background: This thesis presents an empirical investigation into the efficacy, types, and performance of community health workers (CHWs)—trained lay people to whom simple medical procedures can be "task shifted" from doctors. It has three objectives: (1) assess the effects of CHW delivered interventions for primary health outcomes in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs), (2) develop a comprehensive taxonomy of CHW characteristics and programme design features, and (3) assess the ...

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SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Name:
Rhodes Scholarship
Funding agency for:
Ballard, M
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2017-01-20

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