Journal article

Health policy and system support to optimise community health worker programmes: an abridged WHO guideline

Giorgio Cometto, Nathan Ford, Jerome Pfaffman-Zambruni, Elie A Akl, Uta Lehmann, Barbara McPake, Madeleine Ballard, Maryse Kok, Maisam Najafizada, Abimbola Olaniran, Onyema Ajuebor, Henry B Perry, Kerry Scott, Bianca Albers, Aron Shlonsky, David Taylor

The Lancet Global Health | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018


Funding Acknowledgements

WHO's core resources supported the majority of the funding for the development of this guideline. In addition, financial support for development, dissemination, and uptake of this guideline was received from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; the Federal Ministry of Health of Germany (BMG); the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation; the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research; and UNICEF. The financial support from these partners is gratefully acknowledged. WHO and UNICEF staff are among the co-authors of this manuscript. USAID participated as an observer in the meetings of the Guideline Development Group, but did not take part in the voting on the recommendations. The other funders of the guideline had no role in the development of the guideline and the manuscript.