One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

Millenium Villages Project Visit in Amansie West with GHS and YEA

Written by: Amy Veinoglou, 1mCHW West Africa Portfolio Manager On September 16th, the 1mCHW Campaign team joined the Ghana Health Service (GHS) senior management and representatives from the Ministry of Labor’s Youth Employment Agency (YEA) to visit the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) site in Amansie West District. The visit was organized by the 1mCHW Campaign… [ More ]

#AddYourCount Series: Lwala Community Alliance

The next interview in our #AddYourCount Series is with Mercy Owuor, the Community Programs Director of Lwala Community Alliance in Kenya. Lwala’s goal is to “build the capacity of the people of Lwala, Kenya, to advance their own comprehensive well-being.”  What are some of the services provided by your current CHW program? Lwala Community Alliance… [ More ]

#AddYourCount Series: AMREF Tanzania

Welcome back for this week’s installment of the #addyourcount series! This week we interviewed Elia Msegu, project manager of AMREF Health Africa’s Tanzania program. What are some of the services provided by your current CHW program? The CHWs in our program provide immunization services, act as community-based distributors of modern family planning services, and help… [ More ]

1mCHW Campaign South-South Collaboration Workshop Report is Now Available!

The One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign has finally released a report on the outcomes from its 2015 workshop, Financing Community Health Worker Systems at Scale in Sub-Saharan Africa. This report shows that there is a timely opportunity to invest in government-led scale-up of community health worker programs in sub-Saharan Africa. Released today, the… [ More ]

#AddYourCount Series: Community Health Global Network

Welcome back for this week’s installment of the #addyourcount series! This week we interviewed Elizabeth Wainwright, Managing Director of Community Health Global Network (CHGN), and Walter Rutto, a CHGN Cluster member in Kenya. CHGN’s mission is to “encourage communities to recognize their assets and abilities, identify shared concerns and discover solutions together, in order to… [ More ]