Table 1

Main results achieved through the different Community Health Worker (CHW) strategies

Strategy

Indicators

Before implementation

During implementation


▪ TB volunteers

▪ Number of suspected TB cases referred by volunteers

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▪ 396 (2006)

▪ 295 (2007)

▪ % that reach the Health centre

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▪ 68% (2006)

▪ 72% (2007)

▪ % of TB patients followed at community level

▪ 0% (2004)

▪ 67% (2006)

▪ 67% (2007)

▪ Defaulter rate

▪ 0% (2004)

▪ 0% (2006)

▪ Completion rate (all new cases)

▪ 87% (2004)

▪ 74% (2006)

▪ Cure rate (all BK+ new cases)

▪ 82% (2004)

▪ 91% (2006)

▪ APEs

▪ Number of consultations done by an APE

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▪ 36,855 (2006)

▪ ACSs

▪ Vitamin A coverage

▪ 40.3% (2006)

▪ 60.8% (2007)

▪ TBAs

▪ % of institutional births

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▪ 43.4% (2007)

▪ Number of births attended by TBAs

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▪ 459 (2007)

▪ HIV support groups (SG)

▪ Number of community SGs

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▪ 35 (2007)

▪ Number of members

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▪ 270 (2007)

▪ ARV defaulter rate in general

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▪ 9% (06/2008)


Simon et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:13   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-13

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