In areas where community health entrepreneurs were active, participants had higher odds on using modern contraceptives and had more knowledge of modern contraceptive methods and sexually transmitted infections.

This study thus provides evidence of the key role that community health entrepreneurs have in preventing HIV infection and transmission by guaranteeing underserved populations access to sexual and reproductive health products, services, and knowledge.
Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM)

Borst, R., Kok, M., Jonker, I., & Muhangi, D. (2018). Reaching the rural in Uganda: a cluster-randomised exploration of community health entrepreneurs' impact on sexual and reproductive health. Retrieved from