One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

The Role of mHealth in CHW Programs and Beyond

From August 27th – 29th Dimagi, Inc. and the Grameen Foundation hosted a MoTECH Suite Workshop in Accra, Ghana that was attended by our field specialist, Amy. MoTECH Suite is an open source software platform that enables organizations to deploy and manage a wide range of mobile health (mHealth) applications. The MoTECH Suite Workshop explored… [ More ]

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 ]