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

Exploring A Day In The Life Of Community Health Workers

April 8, 2015

Celebrating World Health Worker Week (April 5 -11, 2015), a new story map from Esri, The Earth Institute at Columbia, and Direct Relief, aims to raise support and awareness for the life changing contributions of community health workers. Check it out and share the story map to raise awareness of the incredible work of health workers. Continue reading

Using Basic Mobile Phones to Train Thousands of Healthcare Workers in Kenya

Accenture Development Partnerships talks about their collaborative project, Health Enablement and Learning Platform (HELP), which provides health training content to CHWs through any mobile phone, empowering health workers through learning opportunities and enablement tools. Continue reading

Tracing the Money: A New Tool to Impact the Budget Process

March 11, 2015

This article originally appeared on the Family Care International Blog, available here: http://familycareintl.org/blog/2015/03/04/budget-calendar/ By Kathleen Schaffer, Family Care International  A dilapidated clinic, falling tiles, a never-ending leak. Barren and disorganized medicine shelves. An overcrowded maternity ward with desperate, soon-to-be mothers crying … Continue reading

International Women’s Day: Women #MakeItHappen on the Frontlines of Global Health

March 8, 2015

By Aanjalie Collure, IntraHealth International Today, March 8, when the global community comes together for International Women’s Day to celebrate the achievements of women around the world, we recognize women’s central contribution to the global health workforce: a contribution that … Continue reading