In the Kasese district of western Uganda, the Bugoye Health Center (a public sector health center in Uganda) and Mbarara University of Science and Technology have partnered with Massachusetts General Hospital to strengthen the local health system, working with community health workers in this endeavor. Dr. Palazuelos sits down with Shem Bwambale, Moses Ntaro, and Edgar Mulogo, … [Read more...] about Podcast: Roundtable Discussion with the Community Health Team from Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Western Uganda
APC’s Community Health Policy Matters video tells the story of fictional characters Winnie and Mary, and how a fragmented health system affects each woman’s ability to access family planning services in her respective community. This animated video highlights how policy can improve the health system for women. … [Read more...] about Community Health Policy Matters
Community health workers (CHWs) improve access to quality health services at the community level. Despite the critical role that CHWs play, governments often have limited insight into their activities, the quality of their services, the conditions of the communities that they serve, and how best to link these CHWs and their beneficiaries to the larger health system. To … [Read more...] about Webinar Resources and Recording – Integrating and scaling mobile community health data systems: Experience from India, Ethiopia and Madagascar.
The www.CHWimpact.org harnesses the potential of CHWs to extend health services to poor and marginalized populations; there is an urgent need to better understand how CHW programs can be optimized. Rigorous evidence that CHW care delivery can improve access to care and reduce mortality continues to accumulate, but the most recent evaluations of national-scale CHW programs … [Read more...] about Podcast: How can evidence optimize CHW programs?
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 organizations, Last Mile Health in Liberia and Possible in Nepal, a learning … [Read more...] about “How do you exchange learning?” with Last Mile Health and Possible health