Do community health workers perceive mechanisms associated with the success of community case management of malaria? A qualitative study from Burkina Faso.

@article{Druetz2015DoCH,
  title={Do community health workers perceive mechanisms associated with the success of community case management of malaria? A qualitative study from Burkina Faso.},
  author={Thomas Druetz and Kadidiatou Kadio and Slim Haddad and Seni Kouanda and Val{\'e}ry Ridde},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={124},
  pages={232-40}
}
The use of community health workers to administer prompt treatments is gaining popularity in most sub-Saharan African countries. Their performance is a key challenge because it varies considerably, depending on the context, while being closely associated with the effectiveness of case management strategies. What determines community health workers' performance is still under debate. Based on a realist perspective, a systematic review recently hypothesized that several mechanisms are associated… CONTINUE READING
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