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Assessment of Zimbabwe’s Community Based Distributor (CBD) Programme

Schwarz, Astrid, Valadez, Joseph ORCID: and Mirzoyan, Lusine (2012) 'Assessment of Zimbabwe’s Community Based Distributor (CBD) Programme' in Health in Humanitarian Settings Research Symposium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, 3rd December 2012. (Unpublished)

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Community-­Based Distributor Programme;
Community health workers with basic training directed towards providing contraceptives to rural communities. Originally deployed to deliver oral contraceptive pills and condoms (door to door approach).
Later the programme integrated FP&RH, STI and HIV/AIDs tasks
CBDs were initially introduced in the 1960s as part of the Community Distributor Programme to promote Family Planning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WA Public Health > WA 30 Socioeconomic factors in public health (General)
WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 395 Health in developing countries
WA Public Health > Health Administration and Organization > WA 525 General works
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Helen Fletcher
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2013 12:04
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 10:59


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