Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 20, issue 4A, P99-115 2009 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0205 View full text
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Asha George, Elaine P. Menotti, Dixmer Rivera, Irma Montes, Carmen María Reyes, David R. Marsh

Abstract: While social factors broadly determine health outcomes, strategic health workforce innovations such as community case management (CCM) can redress social inequalities in access to health care. Community case management enables trained health workers to assess children, diagnose common childhood infections, administer medicines, and monitor life-saving treatment in the poor, remote communities where they reside. This article reports on research that combined focus group discussions and key informant interviews …

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