One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

#AddYourCount Series: Living Goods

1mCHW is excited to be kicking off a new blog series called #AddYourCount, which is focusing on providing an insider view to CHW programs and the work that they are accomplishing on the ground. The first interview in our series is with Alfred Wise, the Country Director of Living Goods Branch in Uganda. Living Goods… [ More ]

Update from the field: CHWs in Ghana Provide Critical Health Services

Hello everyone, my name is Katy Iglehart and I am the West Africa Portfolio Intern with the 1mCHW Campaign. I spent a month in Accra, Ghana, supporting the Financing Community Health Worker Systems at Scale in sub-Saharan Africa conference, and then spent a few weeks in Kumasi, Ghana, helping conduct a situational analysis with the… [ More ]

Reporting from the field in Ghana: Ms. Sule Kulein, GSK Pulse Volunteer

  Hello everyone! My name is Sule Kulein and I am a GSK PULSE Volunteer from Istanbul, Turkey. I am currently on a 6-month assignment, stationed in Ghana, with the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign. In this blog series I am going to provide you with information about the Campaign’s work, progress on… [ More ]

The Case for Investing in CHWs

Last week in Addis Ababa, the UN Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals and for Malaria (MDG Health Envoy) released their report Strengthening Primary Health Care through Community Health Workers: Investment Case and Financing Recommendations. We were incredibly excited to see the launch of this report and the impact that its findings… [ More ]