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Bringing the Community Together to Plan for Disease Outbreaks and Other Emergencies. A Step-by-Step Guide for Community Leaders

AI.COMM, (2010)


Each year, dozens of communities around the world face natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and other emergencies. Scientists think that a worldwide influenza outbreak will happen sometime in the next decade. The purpose of this guide is to help local leaders and community organizers bring together the community to help plan for disease outbreaks and other emergencies. This guide uses the lessons from communities that have already dealt with disease outbreaks and also uses other often-used tools to create discussion among community members and effectively garner their insight
http://www.globalhealthcommunication.org/tool_docs...


It's all in the detail. Developing effective health-realted job aids

Maddy Marasciulo-Rice; Sandrine Martin; Helen Counihan, Eds.: Malaria Consortium, (2014)



http://www.malariaconsortium.org/media-downloads/2...


How effective are community health workers?

Henry Perry; Rose Zulliger, Eds.: John Hopkins Bloomberg University, (2012)


An Overview of Current Evidence with Recommendations for Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs to Accelerate Progress in Achieving the Health-related Millennium Development Goals
http://www.coregroup.org/storage/Program_Learning/...


Engaging Men in HIV and AIDS at the Service Delivery Level: A Manual for Service Providers

EngenderHealth/The ACQUIRE Project, (2008)


Designed for trainers of health workers, this manual offers skills-building sessions on developing more “male-friendly” health services. Utilizing participatory and experiential activities, the manual examines attitudinal and structural barriers that inhibit men from seeking HIV and AIDS services (both from the client and the provider perspectives), as well as strategies for overcoming such barriers. The manual is designed for all workers in a health care system—frontline staff, clinicians, and administrative, operational, and outreach workers.
http://www.acquireproject.org/archive/files/7.0_en...


Eliminación de las desigualdades en salud cada mujer y cada infante cuentan

Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y Media Luna Roja, (2011)


1. Salvar vidas, proteger los medios de sustento y apoyar la recuperación de desastres y crisis 2. Posibilitar una vida sana y segura 3. Promover la inclusión social y una cultura de no violencia y la paz
http://www.ifrc.org/PageFiles/91638/1208600-Health...


Community dialogues for healthy children: encouraging communities to talk

Malaria Consortium, (2014)


Integrated community case management (ICCM) – an approach where community-based health workers are trained to identify, treat and refer children under-five with pneumonia, diarrhoea and malaria – is increasingly being used across sub-Saharan Africa to supplement the gaps in basic healthcare provision. ICCM programmes have been endorsed by major international organisations and donors, and many African Ministries of Health as a key strategy for reducing child mortality. This learning paper describes Malaria Consortium’s approach to and experience of engaging local communities in integrated community case management (ICCM) in Uganda, Zambia and Mozambique.
http://www.malariaconsortium.org/media-downloads/1...


Building capacity for creating demand in support of malaria prevention and control

Sue George, John Dada, Kolawole Maxwell et al., Eds.: Malaria Consortium, (2014)


In the context of the Support to National Malaria Control Programme (SuNMaP), demand creation is the strategic combination of advocacy, communication and mobilisation approaches that seek to achieve increased community awareness of, and demand for, effective malaria prevention and treatment services. For malaria treatment, demand creation focuses on promoting improved testing, prompt and proper use of artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) treatment for individual cases of malaria, and effective home management of fever, together with referrals of severe cases to a higher-level health facility.
http://www.malariaconsortium.org/media-downloads/3...


Adolescent Job Aid

World Health Organization, (2010)


A handy desk reference tool for primary level health workers. The Adolescent Job Aid is a handy desk reference tool for health workers (trained and registered doctors, nurses and clinical officers) who provide services to children, adolescents and adults. It aims to help these health workers respond to their adolescent patients more effectively and with greater sensitivity. It provides precise, step-by-step guidance on how to deal with adolescents when they present with a problem or a concern about their health or development
http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/docum...


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