The secret: motivated, well-trained community health volunteers.
It won’t happen from an office or a conference room. It’ll happen on the front lines.
We sat down with Oliver Johnson to find out how West Africa's 2014 outbreak is informing DRC's today.
Need is growing by the hour.
Over 150 communities in seven regions now have systems in place to transport urgent cases from health huts to larger facilities.
Social service workers face heavy caseloads and big expectations.
The threat in DRC may no longer be containable and could become endemic.
These three factors will be critical.
Conversations between health workers and members of key populations can transform the health care experience for both.
Community health workers like Nanzula link their neighbors to the essential primary health services they need.