One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

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Update from the Field: Kenyan Community Health Services Works to Establish National Standards

Recently at the Kenyan Ministry of Health, stakeholders came together to help develop more concrete, nation-wide standards for Community Health Services (CHS). Our field specialist, Ivy Mushamiri, attended the event and updated the team here at the One Million Community Health Worker (1mCHW) Campaign on Kenya’s community health worker (CHW) policy progress. In 2010, Kenya… [ More ]

Update from the Field: Kenya Hosts Stakeholders Meeting on CHW Planning

Things in Kenya are moving right along! Kenya’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has completed the first draft of their Community Health Workforce Roadmap. The One Million Community Health Workers Campaign (1mCHW Campaign) team is excited to support Kenya in moving forward with the process of designing community health worker (CHW) upgrades. In their efforts to… [ More ]

Notes from the Field: Overcoming Challenges in CHW Recruitment

Lwala Community Alliance is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to build the capacity of the people of North Kamagambo, Kenya to improve their own comprehensive well-being. One of the key programs is in community and preventive health. Lwala Community Alliance employs an extensive community health network which uses community members as the drivers and… [ More ]

Notes from the Field: Training CHWs in Kenya – Lessons Learned

With the support of the Canadian Red Cross (CRC), the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) is implementing a three-year Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) project, designed and funded by the CRC, in 11 communities of Central Pokot, West Pokot County. As an auxiliary to the government, the KRCS always works hand in hand with… [ More ]

Notes from the Field: Working with Communities in Kenya’s North Rift Valley

HealthRight International is a global health and human rights organization working to build lasting access to health for excluded communities. HealthRight began working in the North Rift Valley of Kenya in 2005. HealthRight works closely with communities and establishes local partnerships to deliver health services, while providing training and equipment to improve systems and enable our… [ More ]