CHWs (19) What are your thoughts on the Guideline? (10)

4 June, 2019

Dear HIFA members,

Thank you for your contributions to the discussion so far! Please keep them coming. To contribute, just reply or send an email to

Any questions or comments, ask me:

To recap:

This week we are looking at the WHO guideline in general. What are your thoughts on it? What questions do you have?

In the coming weeks we'll look at the first 5 recommendations of the Guideline, on selection, pre-service training and certification.

Throughout, we welcome contributions on any aspect of CHW programming.

You can review selected highlights of the Guideline here:

For background information and the full version of the Guideline (in several languages) see:

Best wishes, Neil

Coordinator, HIFA Project on Community Health Workers

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