Health worker heroes at the frontline of the Ebola crisis

September 16, 2014

Save the Children spotlights two incredible CHWs serving their communities, even in the wake of Ebola, and how their training has changed as a result of the outbreak. Continue reading

What Lizzie Longshaw – and Her Daughters – Teach us about Health Promotion

September 9, 2014

Hesperian Health Guides discusses their HealthWiki searchable online platform and on-the-ground health promotion. Continue reading

Saving Lives Starts with Frontline Health Workers, Congressional Roundtable Told

September 8, 2014

Leaders of the WHO, USAID, PEPFAR, and IMC spoke to a congressional roundtable Wednesday on the U.S. global health priority to strengthen the health workforce on the frontlines of care. Continue reading

Learning to Pay the Price: The Need for Remuneration of Frontline Health Workers

August 20, 2014

Cindil Redick from the One Million Community Health Workers Campaign discusses providing CHWs with greater care and dignity through health workforce formalization and proper remuneration. Continue reading

On the Frontlines of Armed Conflict: A First Responder’s Story

August 19, 2014

International Medical Corps highlights the incredible efforts of emergency nurse Nora Hellman and other US and local frontline health workers on the ground, serving communities in need, even in conflict regions. Continue reading