One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

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 ]

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 ]