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Table 4 Summary of activities to be shared with CHW and perspectives of the study participants

From: Feasibility of task-sharing with community health workers for the identification, emergency management and referral of women with pre-eclampsia, in Mozambique

Tasks to be shared Already on CHW tasks Community members CHW IRB CAB Primary level nurses CHW supervisors District level officials Provincial and Central level officials Obstetrics and gynecology
Advice about the pregnancy and ANC visits Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Advice about pre-eclampsia/eclampsia No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Measure blood pressure No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Measure proteinuria No Yes Yes Yes Yes Only if it is available in primary level Yes Yes Yes Yes
Administer methyldopa No Yes Yes Yes Yes Only if it is available in primary level No
Not able to diagnose and treat
Yes No
Concerned about too many tasks to CHW
Yes
Administer injectable MgSO4 No Yes Yes
Concern about injections
No, concerns regarding not being able to manage the adverse events Yes Only if it is available in primary level No
Not able to diagnose and treat
No
Concerns about injections
No
Concerned about too many tasks to CHW
No
Concerned about Injectable
Identify emergency conditions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Refer for the nearest facility Yes Yes
Concerns about transport
Yes
Concerns about transport
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes