Motivations and Challenges of Community-Based Surveillance Volunteers in the Northern Region of Ghana

@article{Dil2012MotivationsAC,
  title={Motivations and Challenges of Community-Based Surveillance Volunteers in the Northern Region of Ghana},
  author={Yasemin Dil and Daniel Ll Strachan and Sandy Cairncross and Andrew Seidu Korkor and Zelee Hill},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={37},
  pages={1192-1198}
}
Community health workers (CHWs) are an important element of many health systems and programmes for the promotion and delivery of a wide range of health interventions and disease surveillance. Understanding the motivation and retention of CHWs is recognized as essential but there are few data from sub-Saharan Africa. This qualitative study explored factors that motivate, and the challenges faced by community-based surveillance volunteers (CBSVs) in the Northern Region of Ghana through semi… CONTINUE READING
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