One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

Archive: Feb 2014

Notes from the field: Samaritan’s Purse in Liberia

Samaritan’s Purse has been working with the government of Liberia since 2010 to provide health services to rural Liberians, first in the basic package of health services (BPHS) program, and now in the essential package of health services (EPHS) program. As partners, our role is three fold: mentor health facility staff in the supervision of… [ More ]

Launch of the Nigeria Village Health Workers Scheme

The launch of the Village Health Workers (VHWs) Program by the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 4th of February 2014, through the Office of Special Assistant to the President on Millennium Development Goals (OSSAP-MDG), is a practical demonstration of Federal Government’s commitment towards accelerating the achievement of the Millennium Development… [ More ]

Operations Room

The One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign has embarked on a novel initiative to work with a variety of partners on scaling up CHW programs throughout sub-Saharan Africa. In order to maintain sufficient data on these efforts we have already begun our count to one million community health workers. The Operations Room is a… [ More ]