Community health workers and the response to HIV/AIDS in South Africa: tensions and prospects.

Abstract

After a decline in enthusiasm for national community health worker (CHW) programmes in the 1980s, these have re-emerged globally, particularly in the context of HIV. This paper examines the case of South Africa, where there has been rapid growth of a range of lay workers (home-based carers, lay counsellors, DOT supporters etc.) principally in response to an… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czn006

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