An exploration of facilitators and challenges in the scale-up of a national, public sector community health worker cadre in Zambia: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Phiri2017AnEO,
  title={An exploration of facilitators and challenges in the scale-up of a national, public sector community health worker cadre in Zambia: a qualitative study},
  author={Sydney Chauwa Phiri and Margaret L Prust and Caroline Phiri Chibawe and Ronald Misapa and Jan Willem van den Broek and Nikhil Wilmink},
  booktitle={Human resources for health},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND In 2010 a public sector cadre of community health workers called Community Health Assistants (CHAs) was created in Zambia through the National Community Health Worker Strategy to expand access to health services. This cadre continues to be scaled up to meet the growing demands of Zambia's rural population. We summarize factors that have… CONTINUE READING