What is a Community Health Worker’s role in Side-by-Side?
Helping you be your best
The Under 5 Side-by-Side campaign is here to help caregivers, health workers and communities work side-by-side so that all children can reach their full potential. After all, we all know that it takes a village to raise a child!
The campaign looks at every aspect of a child’s development, centered around a supportive relationship between the caregiver and child. You, along with family members and the broader community, have an important role to play.
The campaign wants:
The Road to Health Booklet supports Side-by-Side
The new Road to Health Booklet is an important tool for you to use to support caregivers.
Share information and provide support by discussing all the sections in the booklet with caregivers. Emphasise that they are central to their child’s nurturing, care, protection and health.
Make sure that caregivers understand that you are there to support them!