Community-directed health (CDH) workers enhance the performance and sustainability of CDH programmes: experience from ivermectin distribution in Uganda

@article{Katabarwa2001CommunitydirectedH,
  title={Community-directed health (CDH) workers enhance the performance and sustainability of CDH programmes: experience from ivermectin distribution in Uganda},
  author={M. Katabarwa and F. Richards},
  journal={Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology},
  year={2001},
  volume={95},
  pages={275 - 286}
}
  • M. Katabarwa, F. Richards
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology
  • The performance and ‘drop-out’ rates of ivermectin (Mectizan®) distributors in the Ugandan programme for community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI) were investigated and related to the manner in which the distributors were recruited. Distributors, from randomly selected communities endemic for onchocerciasis in seven of the 10 affected districts, were interviewed. Questionnaires were initially completed for 296 communities (in which ivermectin had been distributed in 1998 but not in… CONTINUE READING

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