BLOG: How relationships shape community health workers’ performance in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique


Community health workers (CHWs) have a unique position between communities and the health sector. Relationships are the glue that support CHWs in their interface role. The strength of CHWs’ relationships influences their motivation and performance, which can affect the quality of the services they provide. This is an area that policy makers and programme managers need to take seriously if they aim to improve service coverage and quality, says our Advisor Maryse Kok in her blog.