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The experience of community health workers training in Iran: a qualitative study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, August 2012
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Title
The experience of community health workers training in Iran: a qualitative study
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, August 2012
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-12-291
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Authors

Sara Javanparast, Fran Baum, Ronald Labonte, David Sanders, Zohreh Rajabi, Gholamreza Heidari

Abstract

The role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in improving access to basic healthcare services, and mobilising community actions on health is broadly recognised. The Primary Health Care (PHC) approach, identified in the Alma Ata conference in 1978, stressed the role of CHWs in addressing community health needs. Training of CHWs is one of the key aspects that generally seeks to develop new knowledge and skills related to specific tasks and to increase CHWs' capacity to communicate with and serve local people. This study aimed to analyse the CHW training process in Iran and how different components of training have impacted on CHW performance and satisfaction.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 128 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 34 26%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 17%
Researcher 21 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 18 14%
Other 6 5%
Other 24 18%
Unknown 6 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 44 33%
Social Sciences 29 22%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 11%
Business, Management and Accounting 6 5%
Psychology 5 4%
Other 20 15%
Unknown 14 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2019.
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#3,887,431
of 14,546,980 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#1,911
of 4,972 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#31,895
of 128,958 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#1
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