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Table 6 Key Theme: Suggested Solutions (from CHWs perspectives), Borena zone of Oromia Region, Ethiopia in 2020

From: Exploring community tuberculosis program in the pastoralist setting of Ethiopia: a qualitative study of community health workers’ perspectives in Borena Zone, Oromia Region

Sub Themes Examples of Quotes from Participants
Active Community involvement
( Use of community structure)
… In this pastoral community, each village has its own cultural leaders and all members of the village accept issues presented to them by the leader. The members are more obedient to such leaders than the kebele nominated people to the village, involving such leaders in the TB prevention and control program including TB treatment support will help the program… (CHW − 8)
Modified service delivery approach … We are working in this community for quite a long time. The community is not accepting our health education regardless of our efforts. I think it will be better if we work with health centre workers. It is also good to have a slide fixing facility in the HP so that patients will not incur cost of transportation. I hope such access facilitation will improve the program performance… (CHW − 14)
  1. NB. (CHW- 0) and (CHW − 14) are studied participants’ codes given in Table 1