One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

Phase 2 of the Operations Room is Up and Running!

We’re extremely proud to announce the rollout of Phase 2 of our Operations Room! The One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign has been developing Phase 2 over the past three months with Direct Relief and ESRI. The goal of the Operations Room is to refocus efforts on scaling-up community health workers (CHWs) for MDG… [ More ]

A Promise Renewed: 2014 Report Released

Last Friday NGOs, governmental organizations, and medical societies from across the world celebrated World Contraception Day! These organizations come together every year to spread the word and raise awareness about contraception and reproductive health. World Contraception Day (WCD) centers on a vision where all pregnancies are wanted. Unfortunately, access to contraception and family planning services… [ More ]

Improved Data on Community Health Workers Critical to Achieving Global Health Goals

Report by alliance of top US-based organizations urges nations to maximize impact of CHWs by defining core competencies Cape Town, South Africa, September 29, 2014 – A new report finds that developing nations’ ability to deal with pressing health challenges like HIV/AIDS and ensuring maternal and newborn survival will be strengthened by creating a common… [ More ]

CHWs Around The World (Part III): Mongolia’s Feldshers

Over the last few months, we’ve been highlighting best practices from some of the most unique and successful community health worker (CHW) programs from around the world. Although the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign only works in sub-Saharan Africa, we recognize the impressive work that these diverse initiatives are doing to break down… [ More ]