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[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Three Open Positions with Fund for Public Health in New York (FPHNY)

Justin List - Nov. 24, 2015
All three of these positions interface with the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and exciting work with Community Health Workers. Please forward widely to your networks! Communit...
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Community Health Workers Depression Diabetes Heart Disease Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Tension Between Nurses and Community Health Care Workers

Sharon Feehan - July 2, 2015
Hello all I am a Family Nurse Practitioner based in the US. While working on projects abroad together with local nurses as well as community health care workers, at times I’ve observed some tension ...
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Community Health Workers Education & Curricula Nurses Philosophy & Ethics Work & Volunteer Abroad
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Community Health Workers-- A Local Solution to a Global Problem

Sara Selig - Sept. 11, 2013
Hi All, I thought people might be interested in this recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine if you didn't see it: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1305636?query=TOC Be...
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Community Health Workers
Health IT

medical record software

leanne brady - May 2, 2013
I run a community health worker program and require a software program for our patient data. The program must be very easy to use and can't be dependent on internet access. It must be able to update...
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Community Health Workers electronic medical records OpenMRS patient data Software
Health IT

RFA for CommCare in French West Africa

Nick Amland - March 6, 2013
Hi everybody, Dimagi is offering a Proof of Concept package to launch CommCare in French West Africa through an RFA. We’ve had great experiences with this package so far and are excited to be tryin...
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CHW CHWs commcare Community Health Workers dimagi ICT4D IT Training mhealth Mobile Devices mobile Health RFA RFP Software west africa
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Job Opportunity: Tiyatien Health - focused on "last mile health" using CHWs in Liberia

Christina Bethke - Feb. 16, 2013
Tiyatien Health is presently hiring for the position of Program Director. I’d be grateful if you could please share this posting with your respective networks and with anyone who you think might be q...
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Community Health Workers Job posting
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Combination Implementation for HIV Prevention

Larry Chang - Jan. 23, 2013
Hi Everyone, I thought this article we recently published (Lancet Infect Dis 2013; 13: 65–76) may be of interest to this group. Abstract is below, article is attached. Thanks! Cheers, Larry Chang C...
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ARV-based prevention Circumcision question and another device combination prevention Community Health Workers Food & Nutrition HIV prevention Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research Social Support
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Retention Interventions in Pre-ART Patients

Moses Bateganya - Jan. 18, 2013
Several interventions have been published about interventions to improve retention in ART patients but rather less on the use of similar interventions or their success in Pre-ART patients who are cons...
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Community Health Workers Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Retention Interventions in Pre-ART Patients

Moses Bateganya - Jan. 18, 2013
Several interventions have been published about interventions to improve retention in ART patients but rather less on the use of similar interventions or their success in Pre-ART patients who are cons...
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Community Health Workers Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Job opportunity for those interested in public health/healthcare delivery/community health workers

Andrew Goldstein - Nov. 27, 2012
Job opportunity for those interested in public health/healthcare delivery/community health workers Posting from the FHW Network (www.fhwnetwork.org), on behalf of the the WIN-BACK program: ...
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Community Health Workers
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

[Announcement] WHO Consolidated ARV Guidelines 2013 Consultation

Gitau Mburu - Nov. 20, 2012
Responding to the emergence of new scientific evidence, WHO is in the process of developing a revised and consolidated set of guidelines related to the use of ARVs for HIV treatment and prevention. Th...
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Clinical Guidelines Community Health Workers Monitoring & Measurement
Health IT

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 19, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
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Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education Publications & Research Social Support support telemedicine t tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 19, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
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Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education psychosocial support Publications & Research support telemedicine tuberculosis
TB Infection Control

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 19, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
Keywords:
Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education psychosocial support Publications & Research support telemedicine tuberculosis
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 14, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
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Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education Publications & Research Social Support telemedicine tuberculosis support
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Measuring adherence in rural CHW intervention for NCDs

Patrick Newman - Oct. 8, 2012
Hello all, I am a resident in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, and new to GHD Online. I'm posting because a group that I work with in rural Chiapas, Mexico is ...
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Adherence adherence assessment Community Health Workers Monitoring & Measurement Publications & Research
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Postpartum family planning (PPFP) demand generation and social and behavior change communication (SBCC): The role of CHWs

Dana Weber - Sept. 18, 2012
Visit CHW Central at www.chwcentral.org and join the Conversation! In recognition of World Contraception Day on September 26th, www.chwcentral.org is hosting an expert panel from the Maternal and Ch...
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Community Health Workers Education & Curricula family planning Midwifery
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

TBA training and Health worker training in Guatemala: a Search for Teaching Tools

Gretchen Heinrichs - Aug. 28, 2012
In a university private partnership in rural western Guatemala, we are searching for recommendations, advice, curriculum and evaluation tools for the training of health workers and Traditional Birth A...
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Antenatal Care Birth Center Clinical Guidelines & Protocols Community Health Workers Education & Curricula Midwifery Midwifery Services Postnatal Care Research Traditional Birth Attendants
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Risk factors for virological failure among ART 2nd line recipients

Ziad Khatib - July 4, 2012
Very interesting and useful study conducted by Johnston et.al. in South Africa. They compared the VL outcomes in HIV clinics of both of workplace and community http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3A...
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Adherence ART Community Health Workers HIV predictors South Africa
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Nurses and CHWs Working Together: An expert panel hosted this week June 25-29

Maggie Sullivan - June 23, 2012
Expert Panel: Nurses and CHWs Working Together Nurses and community health workers (CHWs) provide the vast majority of health care services around the world. However, training/education, scope of p...
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Community Health Workers expert panel