Video Spotlight

"'I'm a Health Worker' - Abduaraman Gidi" made by IntraHealth International.

The Health Systems Global (HSG)  'Supporting and Strengthening The Role of Community Health Workers in Health System Development' Thematic Working Group (TWG) has announced an election for taking on various leadership positions of the TWG.

There continues to be increased focus on Community Health Workers across all areas of global health. This is an exciting time to shape the work of this vibrant TWG. Since its inception the TWG has worked to advance its aims of:

Raise awareness of the crucial role that community health workers play within the health system
Bring together a diverse individuals and networks to share knowledge in a structured and facilitated manner
Convene practitioners and decision-makers in order to better understand the real world challenges being faced and encourage the use of the existing and emerging evidence base in policy and practice
Promote an institutionalized practice of monitoring interventions and evaluating results by all decision-makers and practitioners
Amplify the voices of community health workers and community groups within these dialogues

The TWG invite you submit nominations for the positions of Co-Chairs and Communications Coordinator by June 10th, 2017. To apply for the positions you need to be a member of HSG. The posts are voluntary and there is no remuneration. The TWG is looking for interested candidates who are well-suited to represent issues of the TWG and advance its efforts further.The final candidates will the chosen by the TWG membership through elections. You can find more information here.

If you have any questions about the positions, please feel free to contact us:

Kate Hawkins -
Lillian Otiso -
Diana Frymus -
Faye Moody -

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