Upskilling Critical for Sustainable Health Workforce
While many African countries have successfully expanded the numbers of their community health workers (CHWs), and the World Health Organization (WHO) has developed guidelines for educating health professionals, there is almost a neglect of
CHW incentives and career pathways. Unless we change this and develop transformational guidelines for their education, we will not have the proper skills mix and a fit-for-purpose health workforce. Read the full blog here.
Commitment to Community Health Workers is Essential for Achieving Universal Health Coverage
Placing community health at the center of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) movement is a global commitment to equity in ensuring that women, men and children living in rural and hard-to-reach areas have access to quality, primary health care (PHC) services first, disrupting the status quo of the last few decades. Read the full blog here.