Motivation and Satisfaction Among Community Health Workers Administering Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria in Western Kenya

A qualitative study drawing on interviews with community health workers trained to administer rapid diagnostic tests for malaria. Assesses job motivation and satisfaction to help inform strategies for CHW retention and determine the feasibility of scaling up the program. While CHWs overall had high satisfaction, they identified lack of community awareness of their role as a barrier.

“Self-Development Matters” – Perceptions of Sakhis (CHWs) Assessing Self-Development Outcomes of their Participation in the HBNC Program

A qualitative study highlighting the importance of attending to the experiences of community health workers, not only to the outcomes of CHW interventions. CHWs interviewed indicated an increased sense of self-efficacy, willingness to upgrade their knowledge, determine goals, and make decisions in their professional roles as the result of participating in a Home-Based Neonatal Care program.