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Care Groups II: A Summary of the Child Survival Outcomes Achieved Using Volunteer Community Health Workers in Resource-Constrained Settings

Journal Article
(Published September, 2015)
Perry, H. (Author),
Morrow, M. (Author),
Davis, T. (Author),
Borger, S. (Author),
Weiss, J. (Author),
Decoster, M. (Author),
Ricca, J.T. (Author),
Ernst, P. (Author)
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Care Group projects resulted in high levels of healthy behavior, including use of oral rehydration therapy, bed nets, and health care services. Accordingly, under-5 mortality in Care Group areas declined by an estimated 32% compared with 11% in areas with child survival projects not using Care Groups.

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Perry H, Morrow M, Davis T, Borger S, Weiss J, DeCoster M, et al. Care Groups II: A Summary of the Child Survival Outcomes Achieved Using Volunteer Community Health Workers in Resource-Constrained Settings. Global health, science and practice. 2015;3(3):370-81.