Community Health Worker Respect and Support is a 3-item measure of the amount of professional and domestic support health workers feel from their families as well as respect from the community. These items were tested among accredited social health activists (ASHAs), female health workers supporting maternal and child health, in India.
Geographies Tested: India
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adolescents, Adults
1. Did you receive any support from your husband or other family members in your routine work in the village?
2. What kind of support did you receive from your husband or other family members in your routine work?
Multiple responses possible
Share household responsibilities
Help in counseling to households
Completely take up my job
Help preparing reports
Help filling prescription forms
Help in taking prescribed forms
Help in taking client to facility
Organizing village health and nutrition days (VHND)
Organizing village health index register (VHIR)
3. How are you viewed by men in your village?
Normal as other women
Not so respectfully
Dehingia, N., Shakya, H., Chandurkar, D., Hay, K., Dey, A., Singh, K., Silverman, J. G., & Raj, A. (2020). Family support and community respect for community health workers and the association of these with CHW productivity and clinic health care utilization. Journal of Global Health Reports. https://doi.org/10.29392/001c.12314
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