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Blog: Community Health Workers

Integrating Care on the Front Lines: Leveraging Community Health Workers in Fighting Non-Communicable Diseases

Lizah Masis, Financing Alliance for Health

“Prevention and control should be at the center of NCD care to reduce the susceptibility of those at risk and to ensure the healthy remain healthy”

Dr. Bachani. Former Deputy Commissioner of NCDs, Ministry of Health,...

Frontline Health Worker Teams: A Winning Formula

In recognition of World Health Worker Week this year, I invite you to read and reflect on our #WHWWeek blog series that puts you in the shoes of dedicated health workers who work on the front lines every day to deliver essential health services. You’ll meet nurses, midwives, social workers, and...

Community Health Workers: Effective Teamwork Brings Us One Step Closer to Health for All!

For our World Health Worker Week blog series, we are featuring a number of posts that focus on different cadres of health workers, within health workforce teams. This piece is from Living Goods and focuses on community health workers.

Five Questions for Kate Greene: New Chair of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition

Meet the new Chair of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. Find out how she’ll help the Coalition achieve its policy goals and why she thinks we’re at a pivotal time for elevating the frontline health workforce and women’s role in the health workforce.

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.

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.

End Tuberculosis by Empowering Community Health Workers

Tuberculosis claims about 4,300 lives a day. Human support from frontline health workers can make the difference between life and death.