Improving child health outcomes in Burundi

Improving child health outcomes in Burundi

03 October 2017

Concern Worldwide has been implementing a health and nutrition project from 2014 to 2016 in Cibitoke, a rural, underserved province in northwest Burundi.

The objective of the project is to implement and manage proven, low-cost interventions to reduce child illness and death at community level, whilst simultaneously increasing families’ capacity and resources to sustain improved health at the household level.

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Improving child health outcomes in Burundi

The aim of this paper is to share evidence on how Community Health Workers (CHWs) can contribute to health system strengthening by improving health service coverage and community access to life saving treatment.