Performance of community health workers:situating their intermediary position within complex adaptive health systems

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Kok, Maryse C.; Broerse, Jacqueline E. W.; Theobald, Sally; Ormel, Hermen; Dieleman, Marjolein; Taegtmeyer, Miriam;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Human Resources for Health, volume 15 (issn: 1478-4491, eissn: 1478-4491)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5581474, doi: 10.1186/s12960-017-0234-z
  • Subject: Complex adaptive systems | qs_4 | f0e481db | 7c0bbdab | R5-920 | wa_395 | Performance | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Review | Community health workers | Medicine (General) | bf023de6 | Low- and middle-income countries

Abstract Health systems are social institutions, in which health worker performance is shaped by transactional processes between different actors. This analytical assessment unravels the complex web of factors that influence the performance of community health workers (... View more
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