How Women Frontline Health Workers Around the World Are Keeping You Safe

Organized by CARE How Women Frontline Health Workers Around the World Are Keeping You Safe March 30, 2021 RSVP Join CARE in a discussion with the Frontline Health Workers Coalition and Astellas Global Health Foundation on how paying, protecting, and respecting frontline health workers (70% of whom are women) is not just the right thing…

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Member Spotlight: Global Water 2020

Unveiling the Invisible Who Serve the Frontline of Healthcare By Hayley Schram They are responsible for protecting my safety and yours, by ensuring a safe and clean environment for all of us — patients, visitors, and staff alike — at healthcare facilities worldwide. Yet they are poorly paid; often lack sufficient training, supplies, and personal protective…

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The Health System after the COVID Pandemic: Policies and Investments Needed to Support Frontline Health Workers

Organized by Chemonics, Frontline Health Workers Coalition, IntraHealth, Living Goods, Management Sciences for Health, and Pathfinder International The Health System after the COVID Pandemic: Policies and Investments Needed to Support Frontline Health Workers September 24, 2020 RSVP COVID-19 is upending health systems and health workforces across the world. In low- and middle-income countries especially, the…

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More Than a Story: Takeaways From the Health Heroes Plus Social Good Summit

This guest post was originally posted on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) website. It was written by Temi Omilabu of IntraHealth International, and the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. The Frontline Health Workers Coalition is an alliance of United States-based organizations working together to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investment in frontline health workers in low-…

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Health Heroes + Social Good: Empowering Health Workers Worldwide

Organized by Frontline Health Workers Coalition, United Nations Foundation, and Johnson & Johnson April 5 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT FHI 360 Conference Center Washington, DC RSVP JOIN THE EVENT VIA LIVE-STREAM   What can today’s global health and development communities do to fill the 18 million health worker deficit?  Join leaders, innovators and…

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Global Health Council’s Collective Voice Converges in Geneva for WHA70

Last week the Seventieth World Health Assembly (WHA70) concluded in Geneva, Switzerland. It was a whirlwind WHA with a WHO Director-General election, and several agenda items – from Health Systems to Communicable Diseases – addressed. Global Health Council (GHC) sent a robust delegation of 70 members to WHA70, representing multiple health priorities. Many of GHC’s…

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FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS FIGHTING NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES

This new issue brief from the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, IntraHealth International, and Medtronic Foundation provides information and key statistics on the role of frontline health workers in addressing the growing burden of non-communicable diseases. The tool is a contraction of the more detailed policy analysis on frontline health workers and NCDs.

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Why Investments in Frontline Health Workers Matter: Preventing needless deaths through trusted healthcare relationships

 This guest post has been co-authored by Samalie Kitooleko, Nurse In-Charge of Uganda Rheumatic Heart Disease Registry & and Belinda Ngongo, Global Health Leaders Fellow, Public Health Institute. Samalie is a recipient of the Heroines of Health Award 2017, and Belinda is a part of GHC’s delegation to the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA70) Samalie’s Story It all started…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 5/15/2017

Global Health and the Future Role of the United States Report Released The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics is releasing a report today on Global Health and the Future Role of the United States. In the report, the project committee makes the case for global health in light of current and emerging world…

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Making the Case for U.S. Investments in Health Workforce

This guest post was provided by GHC member, Frontline Health Workers Coalition. . In an early kick-off to World Health Worker Week (April 2-8), the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC), Abt Associates, and IntraHealth International sponsored a congressional briefing in coordination with Congresswoman Nita Lowey on March 29. At the briefing, field leaders highlighted the tremendous humanitarian, security,…

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