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Integrated Community Case Management

On November 18th the Journal of Global Health published a special supplement highlighting the latest evidence on integrated community case management (iCCM) for childhood illnesses, an approach to provide lifesaving treatments to children who lack access to health services

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Entitled “Current scientific evidence and future directions for Integrated Community Case Management in Africa,” the in-depth supplement synthesizes the latest available evidence around eight thematic areas of iCCM programming:

  • Coordination, Policy Setting and Scale up
  • Human Resources and Deployment
  • Supervision & Performance Quality Assurance
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Costs, and cost effectiveness and financing
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Health Information Systems
  • Demand generation and social mobilisation
  • Impact and outcome evaluations

This supplement issue was a collaboration between UNICEF, the Government of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, the US Fund for UNICEF, Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), John Snow, Inc., International Rescue Committee, Malaria Consortium, Management Sciences for Health, Population Services International, the MDG Health Alliance, Save the Children, the World Health Organization, UNICEF Canada, and Tropical Disease Research (TDR).