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close this bookCommunity Home-Based Care in Resource-Limited Settings - A Framework for Action (WHO - OMS, 2002, 100 p.)
close this folderEssential elements of CHBC
close this folderFinancing and sustainability
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View the documentBudget and financial management
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View the documentCommunity funding
View the documentEncouraging volunteers
View the documentPooling resources
View the documentOut-of-pocket payments
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Financing and supporting CHBC is very challenging for communities. These programmes are often vulnerable to inconsistent and sporadic sources of revenue. The following strategies can help to promote the sustainability of the CHBC programme. These are only some suggestions, and community agencies might have found other financial strategies that help to promote sustainability.