Implementing integrated community case management: stakeholder experiences and lessons learned in three African countries

Implementing integrated community case management: stakeholder experiences and lessons learned in three African countries

Integrated community case management (iCCM) of malaria, pneumoniaand diarrhoea at the community level has been a growing focus of community healthcare delivery across sub-Saharan Africa over the last few years, as well as in Malaria Consortium’s Africa regional programme.

This paper looks at a participatory evaluation of iCCM implementation in South Sudan, Uganda and Zambia, and shows how iCCM has gained momentum in the wake of an increasing body of research, which has highlighted the effectiveness of an integrated approach in reducing the morbidity and mortality of under-fives through using community health workers (CHWs) to identify and treat diseases which have a significant impact on child health.

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