Authors: Kristen Devlin and Kim Farnham Egan, JSI According to the World Bank and the World Health Organization, at least half of the world lacks access to all essential health services. In pursuit of the goal of universal health coverage, countries are developing strategies to reduce health...
This World Menstrual Hygiene day take a look at some of the tools and practices that frontline health workers around the world use to help women understand the menstrual changes that can take place in their body while using hormonal contraception.
As we celebrate International Women's Day, this op-ed explores the movements that have been made to empower women and girls, and asks what this means in practice, particularly for the health workforce.
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.
Edna Adan is a name familiar to many of us who work to strengthen health workforces around the world. Enda’s a strong and dazzling force dedicated to ending preventable and maternal death in Somaliland and eradicating the practice of female genital mutilation. Taking time out of a busy schedule at the recent United Nations General Assembly in New York, Edna, a longstanding friend of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, answered some of our questions.
Gender sensitivity is crucial to being an effective frontline health worker, that's why the USAID HRH2030 program has developed a definition of gender competence and created a competency framework for family planning service providers