Organized by Communities at the Heart of UHC and CSEM The Role of Community Health Workers in Achieving UHC: What COVID-19 Taught Us July 8, 2020 RSVP Are you tired of webinars, zoom meetings and teleconferences? Join us in a refreshing moderated online forum! Participants will have access to two chat rooms with video recordings…

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This guest post was written by Colin Gilmartin, Senior Technical Officer at Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a nonprofit global health organization and GHC member organization. Gilmartin specializes in health care financing and the planning and costing of community-based services. He can be followed on Twitter, @colingilmartin. MSH’s mission is saving lives and improving the health…

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This guest post has been provided by GHC member Jhpiego. It originally appeared as a photo essay on Jhpiego’s medium blog.  Olivia Mboli, a single mom of five children, works on a palm oil plantation in west Cameroon, earning $32 to $42 per month. “It’s difficult to meet my children’s needs,” she says, particularly when…

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Community health workers (CHW) play a critical role in delivering evidence-based, cost-effective interventions that can improve nutrition outcomes in the communities they serve. In collaboration with the USAID-funded Advancing Partners and Communities (APC) project, SPRING has gathered data around key nutrition responsibilities for Community Health Workers in 9 countries that can be used to advocate for…

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This blog was cross-posted from IntraHealth, and written by Pape Amadou Gaye If you had asked me back when I started my career what I found most exciting about the future of global health, I would have told you about my dream that primary health care would someday be available to all. But today, my…

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Read about a program from our featured member of the month, Pathfinder International! “In places like the Deep Sea Slum of Nairobi, Kenya, the dangers associated with pregnancy and child birth are not to be taken lightly…A Pathfinder-trained frontline health worker working in Nairobi, Elizabeth conducts regular home visits to 40 households throughout her community-all…

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NOTE: This is a guest blog by Homira Nassery, the HNP Knowledge, Learning, & Fragile States coordinator for Health, Nutrition and Population at the World Bank. The diminishing stock and shifting balance of health care workers globally has become an increasingly pressing issue that development actors are struggling to address. Hence, it was with great…

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