One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Millennium Promise Lead Team To Support Government Of Guinea On Rapid Ebola Response

NEW YORK, September 25, 2014 – Professor Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University will lead a team at the NGO Millennium Promise to support the Government of Guinea in its rapid Ebola response. The work, which begins immediately, will focus on four core activities: The rapid design and implementation of a real-time, national-scale informatics system. Based… [ More ]

Community Health Workers: Conceiving a Better Future

As World Contraception Day approaches, the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign would like to highlight the positive effects contraception has had on increased birth outcomes and children’s health. Community health workers (CHWs) have been pivotal to these efforts. They provide much needed access to contraception and family planning methods and play a central… [ More ]

The Role of mHealth in CHW Programs and Beyond

From August 27th – 29th Dimagi, Inc. and the Grameen Foundation hosted a MoTECH Suite Workshop in Accra, Ghana that was attended by our field specialist, Amy. MoTECH Suite is an open source software platform that enables organizations to deploy and manage a wide range of mobile health (mHealth) applications. The MoTECH Suite Workshop explored… [ More ]

CHWs Around the World (Part II): El Salvador’s Promotores

Countries around the globe are working together to strengthen health systems: last week we celebrated the 500-day milestone until the target date to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As the development community transitions to a new framework, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we at the One Million Community Health Worker (1mCHW) Campaign wish to… [ More ]