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

6 Critical #HealthWorkersCount Discussions at UNGA 2014

October 10, 2014

By Aanjalie Collure and Zoe Matza, IntraHealth International  Originally from the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative Blog  Last week, global leaders convened in New York City to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and several side-events dedicated to facilitating discussion on … Continue reading

Q&A with Dr. Melvin Korkor: Physician, Lecturer, and Ebola Survivor from Bong County, Liberia

September 30, 2014

By Aanjalie Collure, IntraHealth International and Frontline Health Workers Coalition At the Global Health Security Agenda meeting hosted by the CSIS Global Health Policy Center and its partners on Sept. 26, I had the opportunity to meet Dr. Melvin Korkor, … Continue reading

Improved Data on Community Health Workers Critical to Achieving Global Health Goals

September 29, 2014

In a newly released report, the Frontline Health Workers Coalition calls for a systematic approach to assessing the extent of this workforce and its impact on health. Continue reading

The Matrones of Diema

September 24, 2014

Anne Pfitzer of Jhpiego discussing what she learned from meeting with Mali’s Matrones, a cadre of auxiliary midwives with 6 to 12 months of pre-service education who work tirelessly to provide care in a majority of community health centers in rural Mali. Continue reading