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Social Accountability and Frontline Health Workers can Help Us Realize the Right to Health

For Human Rights day, this article from CARE explores the Community Score Card, a citizen-driven accountability approach that encourages both community members and frontline health workers to advocate for their rights.

The Current Climate of Global Health and Health Worker Advocacy: Global Health Landscape Symposium

An overview of the Global Health Landscape Symposium held on December 6 that included discussions on the role of the private sector, new funding mechanisms, innovation and tradition, the overall climate of global health, achievements and setbacks.

How a Training on ‘Index Testing’ Helped a Social Worker Reunite a Family

Speaking to the Strategic Communications Advisor of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Côte d’Ivoire, a social worker shares how a training on 'index testing' that aims to identify sexual partners of HIV+ patients in order to test them and enrol them in treatment, enabled him to reuinite a family.

Getting to Zero: Lessons on Ebola and Global Health Security

By Jessica Turner for IntraHealth International. This article was originally published on IntraHealth International's publication VITAL, please see the original piece here .

We sat down with Oliver Johnson to find out how West Africa's 2014 outbreak is informing DRC's today.

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What Community Health Workers Want: A Combination of Incentives

This piece explores the integral role of community health workers, asking the question of how health systems can incentivize community health workers, urging that they receive the training and professional support needed to conduct their life saving work.

Can the Astana Declaration Be a Turning Point to Finally Ensuring Primary Health Care for All?

Last week delegates from more than 120 countries renewed the commitment to primary health care for all. Our Director Vince Blaser points out three factors that will be critical to achieving the Astana Declaration.

She Fights TB and HIV Door-to-Door on this Tanzanian Island

Community health workers like Nanzula link their neighbors to the essential primary health services they need.

A Day in the Life of a New York City Community Health Worker

A day in the life of a New York City community health worker sheds light on the work of community health workers around the world, ahead of the World Health Organization's community health worker guidelines.

From Liverpool to Astana: Frontline Health Workers Are a Catalyst for Universal Health Coverage

How we prioritize frontline health workers will make or break our vision of a world where equitable, quality health services are accessible to all.