An integrated approach of community health worker support for HIV/AIDS and TB care in Angónia district, Mozambique

  title={An integrated approach of community health worker support for HIV/AIDS and TB care in Ang{\'o}nia district, Mozambique},
  author={Sandrine Simon and Kathryn M. Chu and Marthe Frieden and Baltazar Candrinho and Nathan Ford and Helen Schneider and Marc Biot},
  booktitle={BMC international health and human rights},
BACKGROUND The need to scale up treatment for HIV/AIDS has led to a revival in community health workers to help alleviate the health human resource crisis in sub-Saharan Africa. Community health workers have been employed in Mozambique since the 1970s, performing disparate and fragmented activities, with mixed results. METHODS A participant-observer description of the evolution of community health worker support to the health services in Angónia district, Mozambique. RESULTS An integrated… CONTINUE READING
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