Why do community health workers volunteer? A qualitative study in Kenya.

@article{Takasugi2012WhyDC,
  title={Why do community health workers volunteer? A qualitative study in Kenya.},
  author={Tomoaki Takasugi and Andrew K Lee},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={126 10},
  pages={
          839-45
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Globally, there is a dire shortage of healthcare workers, but the situation is particularly bad in low- and middle-income countries. To address this, task shifting of clinical work to lower-level staff, including volunteer health workers, has been used. Whilst there are examples worldwide of such an approach working, the sustainability of programmes based on a volunteer workforce is less certain. In addition, little is known about the factors that motivate such volunteers. This study… CONTINUE READING
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