One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

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 ]

Meet CHW Phionah Ahumuza

Phionah Ahumuza is a 23 year old mother and wife living in the Ruhiira Parish, Uganda. She is a senior Community Health Woker with 140 house holds that have 150 children under five and currently five pregnant mothers. She was born in Ntungamo district and got married in Isingiro, Ruhiira. Phionah has been a CHW… [ More ]

It’s Our Anniversary!!!

Today marks one-year since the launch of the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign! We have lots to celebrate as we continue to mobilize support for the integration of professionally trained community health workers (CHWs) into national health workforces in sub-Saharan Africa. Here are some highlights of the year: Ten countries have requested support… [ More ]

The REAL Awards honors CHW Roseline Nuhu

Congratulations to Roseline Nuhu!  Roseline, a community health worker (CHW) from the Millennium Village Project in Pampaida, Nigeria, is a winner of this year’s REAL Awards!  The REAL Awards, given by Save the Children and Frontline Health Workers Coalition, were created to celebrate the life saving work that CHWs do everyday – honoring dedicated CHWs… [ More ]

CHWs contribute to 90% decline in child mortality in Mali

The 1mCHW Campaign team is so impressed by Project Muso, run by an NGO that focuses on community empowerment, and the remarkable impact they have had on child mortality. Community Health Workers (CHWs) play an important role in the small community in Mali where this project operates. Success there, in one of the world’s poorest… [ More ]