Tackling childhood illnesses in Northern Zambia through integrated community case management (ICCM)

This study explores the improvements that ICCM has delivered in Luapula province in Northern Zambia

Abstract

This case study explores the significant improvements that integrated community case management (ICCM) has delivered in Luapula province in Northern Zambia; there is less congestion in health facilities and better access to care and medication for local communities. Key challenges are also highlighted, including the need for community health workers to have bicycles and torches in order to reach and care for rural communities more effectively.

This research is part of the COMDIS Programme which is led by the University of Leeds

Citation

COMDIS. (2016) Tackling childhood illnesses in Northern Zambia through integrated community case management (ICCM)

Tackling childhood illnesses in Northern Zambia through integrated community case management (ICCM)

Published 30 September 2016