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

CHWs as gender embedded and transformative agents: effectiveness, decent work and social change

The session Towards a Community Health Worker Gender Action Framework: Implications for Decent Work, Rights and Responsibilities, at the 4th global forum on Human Resources for Health brought together five panelists[i] to share evidence and experience on how gender shapes CHW work and how CHWs can be agents for gender transformation.

Chapter 16: Case Studies of Large-Scale Community Health Worker Programs

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Emerging issues related to gender and community health workers

To celebrate International Women’s Day the REACHOUT Consortium held a symposium in Nairobi on “women in the changing world of work”. This article describes the key findings and themes that emerged from the symposium. 

Final Statement from the 1st International Symposium on Community Health Workers

From February 21-23, 2017, Kampala hosted the first International Symposium on Community Health Workers. The final statement, summarizing the key-takeaways and actions, is now available for review. 

Learning from CHWS: What did we hear at the symposium on community health workers

I went there with all of my heart because I needed to serve the nation.” Florence Namulindwa (PATH, Uganda)

“You know the pain that we go through and all the difficulties.” Henry Bugembe (VHT, Uganda)

Tomorrow's CHWs: Early Child Development

VISIONS OF THE FUTURE: Building Tomorrow's Community Health Workforce

As part of the ‘Symposium on CHWs and Their Contribution Towards the Sustainable Development Goals’ (link is external)Makerere University (Uganda), CHW Central, Nottingham Trent University (UK), and World Vision are supporting a series of interviews with academic leaders and experts in international health development and delivery fields to provide their vision of the future of CHWs in a new light.

Tomorrow's CHWs: Promoting mental health and wellbeing

VISIONS OF THE FUTURE: Building Tomorrow's Community Health Workforce

As part of the ‘Symposium on CHWs and Their Contribution Towards the Sustainable Development Goals’ (link is external)Makerere University (Uganda), CHW Central, Nottingham Trent University (UK), and World Vision are supporting a series of interviews with academic leaders and experts in international health development and delivery fields to provide their vision of the future of CHWs in a new light.

Tomorrow's CHWs: Early Child Development

VISIONS OF THE FUTURE: Building Tomorrow's Community Health Workforce

Tomorrow's CHWs: Promoting gender equity and empowerment of women

VISIONS OF THE FUTURE: Building Tomorrow's Community Health Workforce

As part of the ‘Symposium on CHWs and Their Contribution Towards the Sustainable Development Goals’ Makerere University (Uganda), CHW Central, Nottingham Trent University (UK), and World Vision are supporting a series of interviews with academic leaders and experts in international health development and delivery fields to provide their vision of the future of CHWs in a new light.

Tomorrow's CHWs: Promoting mental health and wellbeing

VISIONS OF THE FUTURE: Building Tomorrow's Community Health Workforce

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