One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

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First National Planning Workshop — A Success!

The Tanzanian government hosted the first multi-country national planning workshop of the One Million Community Health Workers Campaign on April 14-18. Delegates from eight sub-Saharan African countries—Comoros, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, and Zanzibar—participated in the four-day workshop. Country teams worked with members of the Campaign’s secretariat and other partners on plans to scale-up… [ More ]

New Report Finds That Community Health Workers Can Save 3.6 Million Children Each Year

Feb 28, NEW YORK: A report by Dr. Henry Perry and Rose Zulliger of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health estimates that using community health workers (CHWs) to provide health services to families can significantly improve health outcomes and potentially save the lives of 3.6 million children per year. These important findings support… [ More ]