Health Workers in Many Kenyan Clinics Brave Community Health Care Alone

November 17, 2014

Melissa Wanda, of Family Care International, Kenya describes the need and impact of FCI’s Mobilizing Advocates from Civil Society (MACS) project in conducting county level advocacy in Kenya to push local government systems to act on the promise to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. Continue reading

Chiapas Health Workers Improve Maternal Health with mHealth

November 13, 2014

Julia Nakad from Hesperian Health Guides highlights the positive impact mHealth mobile technology initiatives have had in supporting frontline health workers in Chiapas, Mexico. Continue reading

Counting Community Health Workers “Counts”

October 27, 2014

Cindil Redick of 1mCHW discusses the real world implications and importance of the newly published FHWC policy report launched in Cape Town this month, which discusses the need for improving community health worker data for decision making. Continue reading

How One Pharmacist Can Make a Difference: Transforming Ethiopia’s Pharmaceutical Sector

October 20, 2014

Read the inspiring Management Sciences for Health story about one pharmacist, aided by the support of USAID-funded SIAPS, to fix the broken pharmaceutical system in Ethiopia. Continue reading

Why Many Developing Countries Could Not Achieve MDGs 4 & 5: A Health Worker’s Perspective

October 15, 2014

Read Nigerian Doctor Tunde Ajidagba’s on-the-ground health worker perspective on why many developing countries have not yet met MDGs 4 and 5. Continue reading