The Role of Community Health Workers in South Africa

“Integrating Community Health Program.” U.S. Agency for International Development, 5 Feb. 2018, www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/global-health/cross-cutting-areas/integrating-community-health-program.
  1. Assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy practices:
Ballard, Madeleine. “Community Health Workers.” Feb. 2018, https://www.globalhealthdelivery.org/files/ghd/files/ghd-c11_chw_concept_note.pdf.

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