Evaluation of the Quality of Community Based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness and Reproductive Health Programs in Madagascar

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This resources highlights Madagascar's recently scaled up volunteer community health worker (CHV) program in community-based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (c-IMCI) and reproductive health and family planning (RH/FP) to project health care to remote and under served communities. It describes a cross-sectional observational method evaluation that was conducted using a sample of 149 CHVs. It came to the conclusion that CHVs trained in c=IMCI in Madagascar frequently made errors in managing childhood illnesses similar to those reported for integrated community case management programs in other countries.

Publication Date 
February 2013
Resource Type 
Research Reports
Regions/ Countries