REACHOUT

Reaching out and linking in: Heath systems and close-to-community services

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 306090
EC contribution
: € 5,674,677.00
Duration
: 60 months
Starting date
: 01/02/2013
Keywords
: close-to-community, community health worker, human resources.
Project web-site
: http://www.reachoutconsortium.org/

Working with some of the most respected and widely quoted close-to-community services in Africa and Asia we have started to identify how close to community (CTC) services can best be delivered in our partner countries and document generic lessons for health system development and strengthening.

The close to community services we have studied include those provided by community health workers, midwives, traditional birth attendants, informal private practitioners and lay counsellors.


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