iCCM in Kenya is currently considered to be in a stage of early implementation. In addition to treatment services, CHWs roles in maternal and child health include advocacy, health promotion, and social mobilization around basic disease-prevention techniques and care-seeking behaviors.
Year of Introduction
Treatment of diarrhea (with zinc and ORS) and malaria (with mRDTs and ACTs), and assessment and referral for pneumonia prevention and health promotion
Limited pilot programs with malaria more widespread than diarrhea (as of January 2014)
Name for Service Provider
Community health worker (CHW)