On April 5-11, FHWC and partners celebrated World Health Worker Week, recognizing the amazing work of health workers around the world, and raising awareness of the challenges that they face every day. to read our recap blog on whww activities, click here.
Click our poster below to see what happened during World Health Worker Week 2015!
EBOLA AND FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS: Click here to read our collection of top-line Ebola-related content, read our policy recommendations, and view our costing study estimating the cost of scaling up the health workforce in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS’ LIFE-SAVING POTENTIAL
Frontline health workers are those directly providing services where they are most needed, especially in remote and rural areas. They are the first and often only link to essential health services for millions in developing countries. Many are community health workers and midwives, though they can also include local pharmacists, nurses and doctors who serve in community clinics. Properly trained and supported frontline health workers hold the potential to save millions of lives. Read more →
Why the Coalition?
The Frontline Health Workers Coalition is an alliance of United States-based organizations working together to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investment in frontline health workers in developing countries as a cost-effective way to save lives and foster a healthier, safer and more prosperous world. Read more →