One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

CHWs Around the World (Part II): El Salvador’s Promotores

Countries around the globe are working together to strengthen health systems: last week we celebrated the 500-day milestone until the target date to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As the development community transitions to a new framework, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we at the One Million Community Health Worker (1mCHW) Campaign wish to… [ More ]

CHWs & the 2014 Ebola Crisis: An Opportunity for Community-Level Care

Ebola viral disease is a severe, often fatal illness that is transmitted by direct contact with blood, bodily fluids, and tissues of infected animals or people. As of August 15, 2014 there have been 2,240 cases of Ebola and 1,229 deaths from Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. The difficulty in controlling the… [ More ]

Social Inequality & Health: Making Space for the Youth Voice

Happy International Youth Day! And, what better time to recognize and celebrate today’s generation of young people than alongside the recent release of the UN Sustainable Development Goals final proposal. As the largest generation of young people the world has ever seen, their vigor and verve to define and transform the future will be boundless…. [ More ]

1mCHW Campaign Partners on 2014 GET Health Summit!

This November, the One Million Community Health Worker (1mCHW) Campaign, in partnership with iHeed and other organizations, will support the Global Education and Technology (GET) Health Summit. The GET Health Summit will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders from the technology, education, and health sectors to discuss innovative solutions to the global shortage of… [ More ]