Training Program (Existing Enrollment Based)

New Open-Access Training for CHWs: Caring for Sick Children in the Community

Digital Medic, an initiative of the Stanford Center for Health Education, South Africa

An open-access training that builds CHWs’ skills in identifying signs of common childhood illnesses, caring for sick children at home, and referring families to health facilities when needed.

Additional info

All videos, job aids, and exercises are free to view and download. 

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Key Information

Duration of trainingSelf Paced
Audience / ParticipantsCommunity Leader(s), Health Care Professional(s) (Not listed - please specify), Health Care Staff Member(s), Non-Governmental Organization Employee(s), Other
Language(s) of instructionEnglish
Format of TrainingOnline, Other
Program - EnrollmentOpen Enrollment
Cost StructureNo cost
Cl/T OptionsYes - A specific DISEASE, DIAGNOSIS, or public health ISSUE
DisciplineCertain infectious or parasitic diseases, Diseases of the digestive system, Diseases of the immune system, Diseases of the respiratory system, Endocrine, nutritional or metabolic diseases, Symptoms, signs or clinical findings, not elsewhere classified

Description: Common childhood illnesses