n South African Journal of Child Health - Discussion and debate : editorial

Volume 8, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1994-3032
  • E-ISSN: 1999-7671



Can South Africa (SA)'s re-engineered primary healthcare service deliver the Youth-friendly Health Services (YFHS) package? The thrust of the Department of Health's new shift towards preventive health services relies heavily on community health workers (CHWs) as members of ward-based outreach teams that form the basis for health promotion activities, problem recognition, referral and home-based care.

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