One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

Tag Archive: Nigeria

Update from the field: Nigerian CHWs facilitate access to family planning

Happy World Population Day! The Campaign’s Field Specialist for Nigeria, Shehu Makarfi, recently visited the CHW program in Kaduna State to learn about current family planning practices and services promoted by community health workers (CHWs). Mallam Ibrahim Abubakar and Anna Hema Lawrence (pictured on the right with Shehu) are two of the CHWs in Kaduna… [ More ]

Update from the Field: Nigeria Moves Forward with Operational Roadmap

As we move towards the post-2015 era in global development, community health strategies continue to be proven as powerful mechanisms for achieving health systems change, especially in rural settings. African countries are increasingly adopting the One Million Community Health Worker (1mCHW) Campaign, and investing in community health workers (CHWs), striving to achieve the health-related Millennium… [ More ]

Launch of the Nigeria Village Health Workers Scheme

The launch of the Village Health Workers (VHWs) Program by the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 4th of February 2014, through the Office of Special Assistant to the President on Millennium Development Goals (OSSAP-MDG), is a practical demonstration of Federal Government’s commitment towards accelerating the achievement of the Millennium Development… [ More ]