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Table 1 Enhanced responsibilities of facility healthcare workers (HCWs) and community health workers (CHWs) supporting delivery of community based IPTp in Burkina Faso

From: Community-based delivery of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Burkina Faso: a qualitative study

Role Activity Supervised by
Facility healthcare worker (HCW) Distribute intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy
Complete and maintain study tools and documents
Hold monthly meetings with CHWs to collect information on progress and discuss any challenges
Provide supportive supervision of CHWs through review of collected data
Provide tools for community health workers
Manage sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine stock
Produce reports regarding IPTp uptake
District coordinator
Community health worker (CHW) Conduct sensitization sessions (individual and group)
Refer pregnant women to healthcare facility
Distribute intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy at the community level
Complete and maintain study tools and materials to document key areas such as numbers of sensitization sessions, homes visited, women referred to ANC, and doses of SP
Provide completed tools to healthcare facility
Manage sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine stock
Produce reports regarding IPTp uptake
Facility healthcare workers