One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

CHWs Around the World: Iran’s Behvarz

Community health is a global phenomenon. The One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign strives to improve access to health care in sub-Saharan Africa through assisting in the development of national community health programs. Although the Campaign focuses solely on community health workers (CHWs) within sub-Saharan Africa, other countries beyond this region of the world… [ More ]

Community Health Workers: On the frontlines in the fight against HIV/AIDS

This week in Melbourne, Australia, health and development experts from around the world are coming together at the 20th annual International AIDS Conference. The theme of this year’s conference is “Stepping up the Pace,” which focuses on the critical nature of the current global agenda and the importance of targeting HIV/AIDS in areas where “Key… [ More ]

Civil Society Organizations Advocate for Universal Health Coverage

The One Million Community Health Workers Campaign, as a member of the  Health for All Campaign, is proud to share the Health for All Campaign’s fact sheet on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and its global relevance in the post-2015 development era. This two-page document includes pivotal background information on UHC and its core principles and… [ More ]

Update from the field: Nigerian CHWs facilitate access to family planning

Happy World Population Day! The Campaign’s Field Specialist for Nigeria, Shehu Makarfi, recently visited the CHW program in Kaduna State to learn about current family planning practices and services promoted by community health workers (CHWs). Mallam Ibrahim Abubakar and Anna Hema Lawrence (pictured on the right with Shehu) are two of the CHWs in Kaduna… [ More ]