A Call to Scale-Up Community Health Workers

June 17, 2015

This post originally appeared on the Huffington Post Impact Blog.  By Jeffrey Sachs, Earth Institute at Columbia University This post is co-authored with Sonia Sachs on behalf of the 1 Million CHW Campaign. Public health officials and practitioners from around Africa and … Continue reading

Statement Submitted at World Health Assembly 2015 on Ebola

May 19, 2015

This statement was submitted by IntraHealth International on behalf of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition for World Health Assembly 2015 on Agenda Item 16.1: 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak and follow-up to the Special Session of the Executive Board on Ebola. Continue reading

Midwives For a Better Tomorrow, For Every Woman and Every Child

May 5, 2015

By Toyin Ojora-Saraki, Founder/President, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa [This blog originally appeared from the Huffington Post Global Motherhood Blog] Celebrated on May 5th each year, the International Day of the Midwife recognises the invaluable role of midwives in health. As … Continue reading

New ILO Report: The World Needs More Rural Health Workers, A Lot More

May 1, 2015

By Aanjalie Collure, IntraHealth International Photo from ILO Report: Global Evidence on Inequalities in Rural Health Protection (2015) On April 27, a new report released by the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) made a distressing finding: without adequate numbers … Continue reading

World Health Worker Week 2015: A Catalyst for Further Advocacy

April 17, 2015

By Aanjalie Collure, IntraHealth International  Last week, diverse organizations came together to honor the heroic and lifesaving work of frontline health workers in their communities and beyond, and advocate for health workforce strengthening to be a central priority in the … Continue reading