One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

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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 ]

Ghana Completes the 1st CHW Roadmap With the 1mCHW Campaign

The One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign is pleased to present the Government of Ghana’s National Community Health Worker Program Operational Roadmap. The Campaign has worked closely with the Government of Ghana since April 2013 to develop a Roadmap for building a national community health worker cadre. The Roadmap details the technical model of… [ More ]

Notes from the Field: CHW Community Mapping in Liberia

“For some of us that are far off from the clinic, the [gCHV] can reach us all the way in the bushes to make people stay healthy…You stay right there in the village, the people come to you to give you medicine. They teach us, make us to stay healthy, and make our surroundings clean.” … [ 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 ]