Prioritizing Community Health Worker Data for Informed Decision-Making
Prioritizing Community Health Worker Data for Informed Decision-Making To optimize the role of community health workers (CHWs) in expanding equitable access to health services and meeting the SDG targets, country governments—with support from their global and local partners—must improve data on CHWs to gain the necessary information to strengthen support, planning, and decision-making. In a policy analysis released in November 2016, the Frontline Health Workers Coalition calls for governments and all stakeholders to come together to advocate for and deliver the data on health workers, including CHWs, that will foster the enabling policy environments and programs needed to address the most severe access gaps. Download .pdf of the Policy Analysis. The analysis is a follow-up to FHWC’s September 2014 report: A Commitment to Community Health Workers: Improving Data for Decision Making.