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CHW Video-Interview in Malawi

By Joshua Nesbit | 22 Aug, 2008

This is an interview with Verona Kapagawani, a volunteer Community Health Worker (CHW) in rural Malawi. She is the chair of the hospital's Community AIDS Committee, which oversees a number of Village AIDS Committees and HIV/AIDS support groups. Verona speaks on why she started volunteering, how a recently-implemented SMS network has changed her ability to care for patients, and what it means to be a healthcare volunteer in Malawi.

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    Summary: This is an interview with Verona Kapagawani, a volunteer Community Health Worker (CHW) in rural Malawi. She is the chair of the hospital's Community AIDS Committee, which oversees a number of Village AIDS Committees and HIV/AIDS support groups. Verona speaks on why she started volunteering, how a recently-implemented SMS network has changed her ability to care for patients, and what it means to be a healthcare volunteer in Malawi.

    Source: Stanford University

    Language: English

    Keywords: cell phone, CHW, Community Health Workers, HIV/AIDS, malawi, Monitoring & Measurement, Patient Education, SMS, Social Support, volunteer

 

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