CHW Central: CHW Program Tools Series

8 August, 2019

Have a budget, but don’t know how many CHWs or community activities you can afford? Not sure what to plan for as your CHW program expands? Want to train a large number of CHWs with a training program that meets international standards and is cost effective? Want to know what to consider when setting up systems to govern CHW programs or want a framework to help you assess and strengthen your CHW program? You need tools!

For the next few months, CHW Central [] is publishing a series of features on current tools for CHW programs. Check in to CHW Central to read the features and look on HIFA for questions to the community on select tools. A new feature will be posted every 2 weeks through October 2019.

The Community Health Planning and Costing Tool (CHPCT) Live Now!

Delivering Digital Educational Content for CHWs on a Global Scale Coming Soon

Governance of CHW Programs Coming Soon

The CHW Capacity and Coverage Tool Coming Soon

The (updates) CHW Assessment and Improvement Matrix (CHW AIM) Coming Soon

CHW Central: The Online Resource For and About CHWs!

Rebecca Furth

Senior Technical Advisor

Initiatives Inc.

264 Beacon Street

Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 617-262-0293

HIFA profile: Rebecca Furth is a public health specialist and cultural anthropologist. She is a Senior Technical Advisor at Initiatives Inc., USA and Technical Manager for Her professional interests include human resources for health, community health worker program strengthening, organizational development, health systems strengthening, and culture and development. She is a member of the HIFA working group on CHWs.