The Frontline Health Workers Coalition publishes briefs and fact sheets to highlight the need to invest more U.S. dollars in frontline health workers. Below are some of our key resources. Please contact us if you have a publication that you would like us to consider posting.
These five fact sheets outline how frontline health workers have been making an impact on core U.S. global health priorities, U.S. leadership on the issues, and why a comprehensive U.S. health workforce strategy will advance progress on the issues.
Issue BriefThis factsheet highlights how the U.S. Government’s leadership and investment in global health workforce strengthening has accelerated progress on numerous health goals. Prioritizing investments designed to fill the persisting shortage of health workers in many areas is the next step in achieving these goals.
This brief tells the stories of frontline health workers in seven countries. From rural villages in Malawi to the bustling city of Pune, India, FLHWs are providing their otherwise neglected communities with the most basic – but valuable – health services at limited cost.
The devastatingly large global health workforce shortage, combined with health workforce utilization, training, and equipment issues, greatly contributes to preventable deaths worldwide. Increased investment and integration of the health workforce will help frontline health workers throughout the world save lives.
Frontline health workers are integral in providing available, affordable, and culturally acceptable health services, especially for communities in hard-to-reach areas. Frontline health workers not only provide necessary medical treatments, they also save lives by encouraging healthier living through preventative care and health education. Without frontline health workers universal health coverage for all would not be possible.