Coronavirus (674) Call for case studies, insights and resources that support mental wellbeing of CHWs (2)

27 May, 2020

Dear All

Please see our booklet on "Mental Health and Wellbeing for Community Health Workers" written for our open-source learning platform ( It is particularly needed in this time of Covid-19.

Best wishes, Dave Woods

HIFA profile: Dave Woods is emeritus professor in neonatal medicine at the School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is Chairman of the Perinatal Education Trust and Eduhealthcare, both not-for-profit non-government organisations that develop appropriate self-help distance learning material for doctors and nurses who care for pregnant women and their children in under-resourced communities. He has 30 years experience as a clinical neonatologist, with particular interests in perinatal care and training of health professionals. He is currently developing paper-based continuing learning material in maternal care, newborn care, childhealth, and care of adults and children with HIV/AIDS. He is also participating in the design and development of wind-up appropriate health technology for poor countries. pepcourse AT