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photo courtesy of UNICEF

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photo by David Burrows, courtesy of MCHIP

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Caring for newborns and children in the community: planning handbook

Caring for newborns and children in the community: planning handbook

The WHO-UNICEF set titled Caring for Newborns and Children in the Community comprises three packages of materials for training and support of CHWs. Countries will assess their current community-based services and choose to what extent they are able to implement these packages for improving child and maternal health and survival.... Read More

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iCCM in Pakistan

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iCCM in Pakistan is currently considered to be in a stage of expansion. Each lady health worker (LHW) visits approximately 6 households a day and is responsible for approximately 1000 people, or 150 homes. LHWs receive 15 months of basic health training to provide health education, promotion of healthy behaviors...Read More