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Table 2 Identification of responsibility for administrative and implementation functions with community health workers (CHWs)

From: To evaluate if increased supervision and support of South African Government health workers’ home visits improves maternal and child outcomes: study protocol for a randomized control trial

  Standard Care Accountable Care
Hiring Local government Local government
Salary Local government Local government
Training Initial Philani Intervention Model (PIM) training Initial PIM training and mobile phones provided
Visit documentation Log sheet CHW will log home visits in real time on mobile phones and enter information about the pregnant women in a folder for follow up purposes
Supervision Local government PIM
Type of supervision Log sheet Random supervision visits every 2 weeks including real-time and data-informed feedback; support and reminders will be sent to CHW and supervisors via mobile phones (“flag system”)