Monthly Archives: September 2013

Health extension workers in West Arsi, Ethiopia trained on IPLS

Tejitu Jango  and Safiya Meribo live in West Arsi, Oromia Region, Ethiopia where they have served as health extension workers (HEWS) at Germama Health Post for eight and six years respectively. One of their main responsibilities as HEWS is to … Continue reading

cStock: Increasing Data Visibility at the Last Mile

Community health workers often juggle many tasks, from navigating difficult rural roads, to carrying medicines long distances, to diagnosing and treating children for common childhood illnesses. Submitting information to higher levels of the health system on conditions treated, number of cases seen and products dispensed is therefore seen as an additional burden. Continue reading