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

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  •  For the organizations who have dedicated themselves to building good CHW programs, where can they go to learn how to make programs that are built to thrive? The Center for Health Market Innovation awarded two like-minded health delivery...

    Reads: 1,793
    Author(s): Daniel Palazuelos, PIH Community Health Systems Initiative Round Table Series
  • This report is the first National Community Health Strategy Malawi has produced, spanning from 2017 to 2022.  This strategy is intended to work towards achieving Millennium Development Goal number three: universal health care.  The main focus of this strategy include: integration of health services, community engagement, and sufficient and equitable distribution of well-trained community...

    Reads: 1,753
    Author(s): Malawi Ministry of Health
  • An intervention brought together community health workers, health facility staff, and accredited drug dispensing outlet (ADDO) dispensers to improve maternal and newborn health through a mechanism of collaboration and referral. This study explored barriers, successes, and promising approaches to increasing timely access to care by linking the three levels of health care provision. The study...

    Reads: 2,307
    Author(s): Angel Dillip, Suleiman Kimatta, Martha Embrey, John C Chalker, Richard Valimba, Mariam Malliwah, John Meena, Rachel Lieber and Keith Johnson
  • CORE Group has developed a module about cholera to address gaps in preparedness and response in at risk countries and communities.  The complete guide features four different lesson plans, and is complemented by flip charts that are intended to be used by community health workers.  These lessons aim to reach mothers and caregivers of children under the age of 5 because this age group has...

    Reads: 860
    Author(s): CORE Group
  • In July of 2012, CARE partnered with other organizations to provide 120 million women and girls with family planning information and services by the year 2020.  This report reflects on the first half of the initiative, evaluating what has been accomplished thus far.  The evaluation shows that many barriers to providing women and girls with more family planning support remain. In this report,...

    Reads: 590
    Author(s): CARE
  • During the 29th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, heads of state endorsed two new initiatives to end AIDS by 2030.  The first is the community health workers initiative which aims to train and deploy 2 million CHWs to work towards increasing the number of people who know their HIV status, who have access to treatment, and who are on treatment with suppressed viral loads.  The...

    Reads: 355
    Author(s): UNAIDS
  •  Dr. Palazuelos, Partners in Health, and Dr. Ari Johnson, co-founder and director of Muso, discuss a ProCCM approach that builds on ideas of iCCM in Mali, while considering the multiple barriers patients face to care.  Muso, an...

    Reads: 653
    Author(s): Community Health Systems Initiative Round Table Series
  • In Zimbabwe Dixon Chibanda, a psychiatrist, created a space called “Friendship Benches” that sets aside medical and technical elements of mental healthcare and engages the community through “grandmothers” or local lay health workers.  The grandmothers are trained in a form of cognitive behavioral therapy, but engage their patients in local language which helps reduce stigma associated with...

    Reads: 480
    Author(s): Colby Itkowitz
  • This document provides a summary of the key points during the “Unlocking the community health workforce potential, post-Ebola: what models and strategies work” meeting.  This meeting was designed to develop strategies for countries affected by Ebola and to share lessons from countries with strong existing community health systems.  Needs of these countries were shared in an effort to align...

    Reads: 511
    Author(s): Wilton Park
  • Post Ebola, Guinea is rebuilding its health system to deliver higher quality care.  Part of their effort includes gaining trust again from the community, something that dwindled during the epidemic.  Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is a five year initiative funded by USAID that is working to address these concerns.  HC3 utilizes a social and behavior change communication (...

    Reads: 522
    Author(s): Health Communication Capacity Collaborative

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