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Health Worker Advocates: Who Are You Here for in 2019?

I'm here for Elie, a nurse in the north Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Clean Hands Count for Frontline Health Workers

The Global Handwashing Partnership highlights the importance of effective handwashing in health facilities and emphazises that proper hand hygiene can prevent the spread of infections, including health care-associated infections.

Frontline Voices for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Universal Coverage Efforts

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is the hot topic in development circles, enticing health officials, governments, civil society, and other stakeholders with the promise of affordable, accessible health services to all—reducing poverty and improving wellbeing in the process. Preparations...

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.