The clinical competency of community health workers in the eastern highlands province of Papua New Guinea.

@article{Ashwell1995TheCC,
  title={The clinical competency of community health workers in the eastern highlands province of Papua New Guinea.},
  author={H E Ashwell and P T Freeman},
  journal={Papua and New Guinea medical journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={198-207}
}
A case study of the clinical competency of community health workers employed in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea was conducted in March 1993. Of the 79 who graduated from the Onamuga Community Health Worker Training School between 1989 and 1992, only 24 were currently employed in the province. Current knowledge and clinical competency were compared with results on completion of basic community health worker training. Results showed that 22 of the 24 maintained their knowledge… CONTINUE READING

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