Narrowing the treatment gap with equitable access: mid-term outcomes of a community case management program in Cameroon.

@article{Littrell2013NarrowingTT,
  title={Narrowing the treatment gap with equitable access: mid-term outcomes of a community case management program in Cameroon.},
  author={Megan A Littrell and Laure Vartan Moukam and Roger Libite and Jean Christian Youmba and Gunther Baugh},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={705-16}
}
Coverage of case management interventions remains low and inadequate to achieve millennium development goal (MDG) target reductions in child mortality. Children living in the poorest households are particularly disadvantaged. Community case management (CCM) uses trained and supervised community health workers to improve access to, quality of and demand for effective case management. Evidence that CCM programs can achieve equitable improvements in coverage is limited. This cross-sectional study… CONTINUE READING
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