• Policy for Community Health Workers in Sierra Leone- 2012 22-09-2014

2012 Ministry of Health and Sanitation

The purpose of this policy is to ensure standardized implementation of the community aspect of the Basic Package of Essential Health Services and effective coordination at all levels. The policy defines the roles and responsibilities of various community level actors and Community Health workers (CHWs).

In addition, the guide outlines a 10- day standard modular training program which all CHWs are expected to complete before achieving recognition as CHWs.