Volunteer community health workers (CHWs) are a major strategy for increasing access to and coverage of basic health interventions. Our village health worker training course reviews the process of training and continuing education of CHWs as an important component of involving communities in their own health service delivery. Participants will be guided through the steps of planning training and continuing education activities for village volunteers. The course draws on real-life examples from community-directed onchocerciasis control, village health worker programs, community case management efforts, peer educators programs and patent medicine vendor training programs, to name a few.
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This was a very informative course that allowed me as a physician to understand how I can best train community health workers. It also made me understand how to best work with the goal of training.
I've been looking for a great TOT training as a public health professional. Thanks to the course coordinators for this well packaged program.
very informative and practical course. especially when it comes to assessing the training needs and evaluation process. Thank you again
This course is fabulous if you have any intention of helping to train community health workers anywhere in the globe. Highly recommend.