This book addresses the major issues involved in developing and evaluating community-based delivery (CBD) healthcare services administered by nonmedical workers in developing countries. It represents an important effort to discuss opportunities for CBD family planning projects.
Part One: Issues in Integration of Community-Based Distribution Programs 1. The Nature of Community-Based Distribution: Some Field Results and Problems 2. Issues in Integrated Family Planning and Health Programs 3. The Danfa, Lampang and Narangwal Projects: A Comparative Review 4. Selection of Family Planning and Health Interventions for Community-Based Distribution Projects Part Two: Contraceptive Services in CBD Programs 5. Family Planning Components in Community-Based Distribution Projects: Risk/Benefit Considerations in the Choice of Methods 6. Family Planning and Health in Rural Bangladesh Part Three: Adapting Oral Rehydration Therapy to CBD Programs 7. Oral Rehydration for the Treatment of Diarrhea: Its Value as a Health Component in Community-Based Family Planning Distribution Programs 8. Oral Rehydration Therapy: Implementation Issues in Community-Based Distribution Programs 9. Oral Fluid Therapy and Diarrheal Mortality Among Children in Egyptian Villages Part Four: Antihelminthics in CBD Programs 10. Antihelminthic Therapy in Community Based Family Planning and Health Projects 11. Community-Based Distribution: The Case of Colombia 12. Sociedade Civil Bem-Estar Familiar No Brasil (BEMFAM) : Review of an Integrated Family Planning and Antihelminthic Therapy Project in Piaui State, Brazil Part Five: Nutrition Activities in CBD Programs 13. Nutrition Activities in Community-Based Projects 14. Community-Based Nutrition Programs 15. Nutrition and Family Planning: An Integrated Program in Bali, Indonesia 16. Nutrition, Family Planning and Health Components of the Guatemalan Program of Primary Health Care (SINAPS) Part Six: Immunization in CBD Programs 17. Immunization 18. The Use of Tetanus Toxoid in a Community-Based Distribution Project in Rural Bangladesh Part Seven: Other Therapeutic Interventions 19. Selected Health Components for Community-Based Distribution Programs 20. Description of the Selection of Services for the Family Planning and Health Home Distribution Project, PRODEF, Bas Zaire 21. Community-Based Distribution of Low-Cost Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health Services in Rural Nigeria Part Eight: Training Issues and Strategies in CBD Programs 22. Training CBD Workers for Family Planning and Health Interventions 23. Research Program for the Training of Rural Health Promoters (PRINAPS) 24. The Sudan Community-Based Health and Family Planning Project: Description of a Training Course Part Nine: Evaluation and Research 25. Research Design in the Evaluation of Operations Research Projects — A Framework 26. Operations Research in Primary Health Care