One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

1mCHW Campaign to help achieve UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets

In February 2016, UNAIDS and the 1mCHW Campaign formed a strategic partnership to support the 90-90-90 treatment targets for 2020. The targets are part of the UNAIDS 2016-2021 Strategy whose goal is to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. Achieving the 90-90-90 target will see 90% of people living with HIV knowing their HIV status,… [ More ]

Ghana’s ‘Paradigm Shift’ for CHWs

This post was written by Polly Walker from World Vision International and Raymond Owusu from World Vision Ghana. GHANA’S ‘PARADIGM SHIFT’ FOR CHWs The global community has increasingly recognized the contribution of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in reducing maternal and child mortality in the hardest to reach communities with lowest access to health care. Over… [ More ]

Ghana to launch new CHW Programme

Press conference in Accra, Ghana in January 2016 announcing the CHW Programme From Right to Left: Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment and Labor Relations; Hon. Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health; Dr. Appiah Denkyira Director General of GHS; and Madam Alice Attipoe of the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations Ghana is planning to launch… [ More ]

#ADDYOURCOUNT SERIES: Amref Health Africa in Kenya

Welcome back for this week’s installment of the #addyourcount series! This week we interviewed Mr. Simon Murithi, Project Officer at Amref Health Africa, Directorate of Capacity Building. He has a background in Public Health and a keen interest in the integration of ICT to strengthen community and health systems. Currently, Simon is managing local and regional… [ More ]