Vital for "Community Health Workers"

It’s Time to Measure the ROI (Return on Innovation)

How much do eHealth and mHealth initiatives truly cost? It’s time we start working together to find out.

Your Voice: Frontline Health Workers Are the Unsung Heroes of Global Health Progress

Frontline health workers are vital links between their communities and health systems. In remote and underserved areas, they can also be the difference between life and death.

Women on the Front Lines of Care: Seven Ways to Show We Care

How much do we really value women in the health workforce? And how can we make it a better place for them to work? Judith Winkler has some ideas.

Human Resources for Health: Shifting the Paradigm

Pape Gaye answers 8 questions about what we've accomplished so far—and where we're going from here.

In the Mountains of Lesotho, Motorcycles Mean Health Care

What happens when health workers can't reach the people who need them? Hint: There's a two-wheeled solution.

Picturing Our Work: Teaching Teachers to Save Lives

Nigeria has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. We're working with health workers to change that.

Overcoming Obstacles to Accessing Mental Health Services in Ethiopia

How can we develop Ethiopia's mental health workforce and improve the system overall? There are some ways.

Things Are Looking Up for Rwanda’s Mothers and Babies

Back in 2000, only about 25% of mothers in Rwanda delivered their babies in health facilities. Today, that number is almost 70%.

Getting Health Workers to the Women Who Need Them

Maureen Kanyiginya is a young midwife with a gentle, confident presence. Sitting on a bench in a grassy area outside the rural health center where she works, in western Uganda, she says she loves helping mothers and delivering their babies. "I make mothers comfortable," she states firmly. "I'm a health worker."

Community Health Workers: Meeting the Unmet Need for Family Planning in West and Central Africa

A recent New York Times article featured an updated United Nations forecast that projects the world’s population will reach 10.1 billion by the end of the century, rather than stabilizing at nine billion midcentury as previously predicted.

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