How does context influence performance of Community Health Workers in low and middle income countries? Evidence from the literature


M Kok, S. Kane, H. Ormel, K Koning, de, M. Dieleman

Community health workers (CHWs) are increasingly recognized as an integral component of the health workforce needed to achieve public health goals in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Many factors intersect to influence CHW performance. A systematic review with a narrative analysis was conducted to identify contextual factors influencing performance of CHWs.