FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS’ LIFE-SAVING POTENTIAL
Frontline health workers are those directly providing services where they are most needed, especially in remote and rural areas. They are the first and often only link to essential health services for millions in developing countries. Many are community health workers and midwives, though they can also include local pharmacists, nurses and doctors who serve in community clinics. Properly trained and supported frontline health workers hold the potential to save millions of lives. Read more →
Bipartisan US House Resolution 342 recognizes the “essential contributions of frontline health workers to strengthening the United States national security and economic prosperity, sustaining and expanding progress on global health, and saving the lives of millions of women, men, and children around the world” Read more →
World Health Worker Week 2017: Click here to read about advocates’ worldwide recognizing the impact of frontline health workers on global health progress and calling for action for greater support of their efforts.
Why the 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- and middle-income countries as a cost-effective way to save lives and foster a healthier, safer and more prosperous world. Read more →