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Task Shifting Provision of Contraceptive Implants to Community Health Extension Workers: Results of Operations Research in Northern Nigeria

Journal Article
(Published September, 2015)
Charyeva, Z. (Author),
Oguntunde, O. (Author),
Orobaton, N. (Author),
Otolorin, E. (Author),
Inuwa, F. (Author),
Alalade, O. (Author),
Abegunde, D. (Author),
Danladi, S. (Author)
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With training and supportive supervision, male and female CHEWs in Nigeria safely and effectively provided contraceptive implants; virtually satisfying all clients. Most CHEWs achieved competency after 5 client insertions but provided only an average of 4 monthly insertions. True potential providing implants calls for dedicated providers and robust outreach.

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Charyeva, O; Orobaton, N; Otolorin, E.; Inuwa,F; Alalade, O; Abegunde, D; Danladi, S. Task Shifting Provision of Contraceptive Implants to Community Health Extension Workers: Results of Operations Research in Northern Nigeria. Global health, science and practice. 2015;3(3):12.