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Reliability of Community Health Worker Collected Data for Planning and Policy in a Peri-Urban Area of Kisumu, Kenya

Otieno, C.F., Kaseje, D., Ochieng, B.M.

Region and Country: Kenya


Topics: CHW role, Community health workers, Documentation/data collection, Monitoring and evaluation, Motivation/incentives, Performance evaluation, Policy, Program design, Program evaluation


This article investigates the validity and reliability of Community Based Information collected by CHWs in Kenya. The study concludes that CHWs collect sufficient household data that can be used to inform decisions on health intervnetions  and to scale-up and develop new programs.