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CORE Group, in collaboration with multiple partner and member organizations, has produced a range of state-of-the-art tools, curriculums and technical resources.

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A Framework for Integrating Childhood Tuberculosis into Community-based Health Care

ORGANIZATION CORE Group The Union YEAR PUBLISHED 2013 DESCRIPTION The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 500,000 children each year are diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) and 64,000 HIV-negative children die annually due to TB. The true burden of childhood TB is unknown; children are often undiagnosed and therefore do not receive appropriate care. Childhood TB is often seen with …

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A Partnership Model for Public Health

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A Partnership Model for Public Health: Five Variables for Productive Collaboration

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A Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis

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A Sustainability Review of BHR/PVC-Funded Child Survival Projects in Bangladesh and Bolivia from 1985-1997: What’s Left after All These Years?

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A Wealth of Opportunity Partnering with CORE and CORE Group Members

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AFP Case Detection and Status of Surveillance in Pastoralist and Semi-pastoralist Communities of CORE Group Polio Project Implementation Districts (woredas) in Ethiopia

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Applying the BEHAVE Framework

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Assessing Community Health Programs

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Barrier Analysis Facilitator’s Guide

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Better Together: Linking Family Planning and Community Health for Health Equity and Impact

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Bridging the humanitarian-development divide: Background Paper for the World Humanitarian Summit side event “Making the SDGs work for Humanitarian Needs”

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Bringing humanitarian and development frameworks, financing and programmes closer together

[/vc_column_text]ORGANIZATION Emergency Nutrition Network YEAR PUBLISHED 2018 DESCRIPTION This case study focuses on nutrition resilience and the humanitarian development nexus (HDN) in Somalia. Researchers carried out a series of interviews, field work, and meetings in Nairobi, Mogadishu, and the Dollow District, in order to analyze what opportunities are available in these areas to increase nutrition resilience through the strengthening of ... Find out more »

Can we halt health workforce deterioration in failed states? Insights from Guinea-Bissau on the nature, persistence and evolution of its HRH crisis.

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Care Groups: A Training Manual for Program Design and Implementation

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Charting health system reconstruction in post-war Liberia: a comparison of rural vs. remote healthcare utilization

[/vc_column_text]ORGANIZATION Last Mile Health Academic Journal: BMC Health Services Research YEAR PUBLISHED 2016 DESCRIPTIONd This paper works to better understand the recovery efforts of the health sector in Liberia, following a conflict. It focuses in on the changes in how health services are utilized in the five-year period after the conflict. Data from the Liberian Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) ... Find out more »

Child Survival Collaborations and Resources Group Benefits Survey for CORE Members

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Community Approaches to Child Health in Cameroon—Applying the C-IMCI Framework

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Community Approaches to Child Health in Malawi

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Community Case Management Essentials

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Community event based surveillance for ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone: Implementation of a National Level System During a Crisis

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Community Health Action for the Humanitarian-Development Nexus

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Community Health Committees and Health Facility Management Committees: Program Functionality Assessment Toolkit

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Community Health Workers during the Ebola Outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone

[/vc_column_text]ORGANIZATION UNICEF YEAR PUBLISHED 2018 This study assesses the impact that community health workers (CHWs) had in West Africa during the recent ebola outbreak. In Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leona, interviews and focus groups were carried out with  national, local, and community stakeholders to gain an idea of the views towards the CHWs. In addition to this, quantitative data was ... Find out more »

Community-based intervention packages facilitated by NGOs demonstrate plausible evidence for child mortality impact

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Community-Based Tuberculosis Prevention and Care

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Consortium Management and Leadership Training Facilitator’s Guide

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CORE Group Country Collaboration Model: Bundled Proposal for GFATM Funding in Haiti

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CORE Group Country Collaboration Model: Development of a National Community Participation Policy in Cambodia

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CORE Group Country Collaboration Model: Joint NGO Implementation of Community-Based Treatment of Malaria in Rwanda

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Designing for Behavior Change

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Designing for Behavior Change: For Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Health and Nutrition

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Designing Participatory Meetings and Brownbags: A TOPS Quick Guide to Linking Development Practitioners

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Developing and Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs at Scale: A Reference Guide and Case Studies for Program Managers and Policymakers

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Drop by Drop: The NGO Contribution to the Polio Eradication Initiative in Angola

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Ebola Care Group Module

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Effects of a community scorecard on improving the local health system in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: qualitative evidence using the most significant change technique

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Emergency Toolkit for Food Security and Nutrition Protection: Cholera Disease Preparedness Community Group Module

pdf Lesson plans Lesson Plans (English) Lesson Plans (Spanish) Lesson Plans (French) Flipcharts Flipcharts – A4 (English) Flipcharts – A3 (English) Flipcharts (Spanish) Flipcharts (French)

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Enhancing AFP Surveillances in Ethiopia Somali Region: Some Good Practices in the Implementation of BMGF Supported Project

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Enhancing Nutrition and Food Security during the First 1,000 Days through Gender-sensitive Social and Behavior Change

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Essential Nutrition Actions and Essential Hygiene Actions Framework

ORGANIZATION USAID YEAR PUBLISHED 2015 DESCRIPTION Developed in 1997, the Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA) framework has been implemented in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It is a tool for advocacy, planning, training and delivery of an integrated package of interventions to reach the high coverage (>90%) needed to achieve public health impact. As such, partners are now promoting the framework …

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Exploring the influence of the Global Fund and the GAVI Alliance on health systems in conflict-affected countries

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Getting the Knack of NACS

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Health in fragile and post-conflict states: a review of current understanding and challenges ahead

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Health Systems Strengthening and Conflict Transformation in Fragile States

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Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Implementation Guide

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HIV/AIDS Resource Materials

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How Social Capital in Community Systems Strengthens Health Systems: People, Structures, Processes

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Humanitarian-development nexus: nutrition policy and programming in Kenya

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Innovative Community-based Interventions to Improve Newborn Health in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Integrating MIYCN initiatives across sectors in Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya

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International Roundtable on Health Systems Strengthening in Fragile Settings

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Knowledge, Practice, Coverage (KPC) Survey Training Curriculum

pdf KPC TOST Trainer’s Guide KPC TOST Trainer’s Guide Module 1 KPC TOST Trainer’s Guide Module 2 KPC TOST Trainer’s Guide Module 3

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Knowledge, Practices, and Coverage Survey 2000+ FIELD GUIDE

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Living through conflict and post-conflict: experiences of health workers in northern Uganda and lessons for people-centred health systems.

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Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS): Protocol for Parallel Sampling & Guidance FAQs

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Lot Quality Assurance Sampling Excel Spreadsheets

The LQAS Excel Spreadsheets are designed to provide all of the calculations needed to determine if each Supervision Area (SA) has met the Decision Rule (DR) for every indicator entered, as well as calculating the average coverage for the entire project area (all Supervision Areas combined). Simply list each indicator collected in the data entry tabs, and then enter the …

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Make Me a Change Agent: A Multisectoral SBC Resource for Community Workers and Field Staff

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Maternal and Newborn Standards and Indicators Compendium

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Maternal and Newborn Standards and Indicators Compendium

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Maternal Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation: Dietary Guide

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MCSP Community Health Contributions Series

MCSP advocated for institutionalizing community health as part of national health systems, strengthening the capacity of community health workers (CHWs), and supporting community infrastructure in partnership with country governments and civil society organizations. These briefs comprise an eight-part series developed by MCSP to review and understand the processes of community engagement in MCSP-supported countries and identify how the community health ... Find out more »

mHealth Field Guide for Newborn Health

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Monitoring and Evaluation of Evolving Social Accountability Efforts in Health – A Literature Synthesis

Social accountability interventions present various approaches that support citizens’ participation, direct or indirect, in dialogue with service providers and other officials with a goal of developing a collaborative relationship to improve quality of service provision. Despite recent attention on social accountability interventions, progress on updating or adapting how these interventions are monitored and evaluated has been slow. A better understanding ... Find out more »

Newborn Tracking for Polio birth dose vaccination in Pastoralist and Semi-pastoralist CORE Group Polio Project Implementation Districts (Woredas) in Ethiopia

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Nutrition Program Design Assistant: A Tool for Program Planners, Version 2

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Nutrition Reference Guide

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Pandemic Influenza Community Planning and Response Curriculum

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Participatory Facilitation Techniques Workshop Curriculum

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Participatory Program Evaluation Manual

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Partnering with Grandmothers and Healers to Eliminate the “Disease of Dust” in Senegal A Case Study in Community-Based Tuberculosis Control

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Partnership-Define Quality (PDQ) Facilitation Guide & PDQ Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit

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Partnerships in Action An Integrated Approach to Combining a Measles Campaign with a Bed Net, Vitamin A and Mebendazole Campaign in Zambia

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Positive Deviance/Hearth Approach

[/vc_column_inner]additional guides and addendum Addendum Facilitator’s Guide Consultant’s Guide  

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Post-Conflict Health Reconstruction: New Foundations for U.S. Policy

[/vc_column_text]ORGANIZATION United States Institute of Peace YEAR PUBLISHED 2009 DESCRIPTION This working paper addresses the following questions. What do we know about the impact of war on health and health systems? What have we learned about effective strategies to help states meet the health needs of their populations in the aftermath of conflict? What is the appropriate  foundation for a ... Find out more »

Primary Health Care: A Redefinition, History, Trends, Controversies and Challenges

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PVO – NGO Experiences With AIN-C in Honduras Participatory Study

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Reaching Communities for Child Health: Advancing Health Outcomes through Multi-Sectoral Approaches

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REALIZE: Social and Behavioral Change for Gender Equity and Diversity

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ReBUILD Consortium, Health systems during and after crisis: evidence for better policy and practice (Brief 2)

[/vc_column_text]ORGANIZATION ReBUILD Consortium YEAR PUBLISHED 2017 DESCRIPTION This report focuses on how equitable health systems can be created. It defines health systems as "social institutions in which access and experiences are determined by a complex set of social factors and relations." Oftentimes, patterns of social exclusion manifest themselves in the healthcare systems of certain countries, making it hard for disadvantaged ... Find out more »

ReBUILD Consortium, Health systems during and after crisis: evidence for better policy and practice (Brief 8)

[/vc_column_text]ORGANIZATION ReBUILD Consortium YEAR PUBLISHED 2017 DESCRIPTION This report focuses on developing health systems in crisis-affected settings. There has been large growth in field, accompanied by efforts to develop systems in the Global South. It is greatly important to develop the capacity of these countries to develop their health systems, as they are currently very weak. This piece touches upon ... Find out more »

Reducing child global undernutrition at scale in Sofala Province, Mozambique, using Care Group Volunteers to communicate health messages to mothers

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Round Table on Social Accountability Malawi, September 2018: Report and Suggestions Moving Forward

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Scaling up Community Case Management Efforts in Bolivia

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Scaling-up the Community-Based Health Workforce for Emergencies

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Social Accountability Resources and Tools

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Social Behavior Change for Family Planning

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Social Mobilization: Lessons from the CORE Group Polio Project in Angola, Ethiopia, and India

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Strengthening nutrition humanitarian action: Supporting humanitarian cluster/sector coordination transition

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Successful polio eradication in Uttar Pradesh, India: the pivotal contribution of the Social Mobilization Network, an NGO/UNICEF collaboration

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Supporting Communities of Practice: A TOPS Quick Guide to Linking Development Practitioners

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Taking Care of a Baby at Home After Birth: What Families Need to Do

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The Care Group Difference

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The Expansion of Community-Based Tuberculosis Programming: Critical Program Design Issues for New Partners

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The HEARTH Model for Community-based Nutritional Rehabilitation: What it is and What it’s Not

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The Household and Community Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Framework

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The Integration of Vitamin A Supplementation into Community-Directed Treatment with Ivermectin: A Practical Guide for Africa

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The Mortality Assessment for Health Programs (MAP) System

pdf English Spanish Recommended citation: Purdy C., Weiss, W., Perry H. The Mortality Assessment for Health Programs (MAP) System: An NGO Field Manual for Registering Vital Events and Assessing Child Survival Outcomes Using the Care Group Model. 1st Edition. January 2013. Washington, D.C: CORE Group.

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The Role of Social Accountability in Improving Health Outcomes: Overview and Analysis of Selected International NGO Experiences to Advance the Field

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Tuberculosis Control Programming for PVOs

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Two Promising Social Accountability Approaches to Improve Health in Malawi

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Vaccine preventable diseases and immunization during humanitarian emergencies: challenges and lessons learned from the Eastern Mediterranean Region

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WHO guideline on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programs

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