Community Animal Health Workers
Community Animal Health Workers (CAHW)are young people who will support farmers in health and production support of their livestock. This will create work opportunities for young people in agriculture and help women headed household owners of stock improve their productivity.
Mdukatshani is working with Heifer International, Department Agriculture and Department Rural Development in piloting this concept in Msinga as well as creating a best practice guide with lessons taken from the work to date.
CAHW best practice guide based on experiences setting up and running CAHW in Msinga since 2010
This document records all the training each CAHW has undergone and the practicals linked to it
A document that the CAHW fills in to log any treatments he has done in the field -this helps track practice, medicine stock control and quality of service
A document on international experience of CAHW programs, as well as thoughts on training CAHW