Integrated community case management for childhood illnesses: explaining policy resistance in Kenya.

@article{Juma2015IntegratedCC,
  title={Integrated community case management for childhood illnesses: explaining policy resistance in Kenya.},
  author={Pamela Atieno Juma and Karen Owuor and Sara Bennett},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 Suppl 2},
  pages={ii65-ii73}
}
BACKGROUND There has been a re-emphasis recently on community health workers to provide child health care services including integrated community case management for childhood illness (iCCM). This research analysed iCCM policy development in Kenya and in particular the types of decision-making criteria used by Kenyan policy-makers in considering whether to advance iCCM policy. METHOD Data were collected through document reviews (n = 41) and semi-structured interviews (n = 19) with key… CONTINUE READING