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Bridging the Gap: Community Health Workers Leading the Fight Against Malaria

April 24, 2024

According to the World Health Organization, 249 million cases of malaria were reported globally in 2022, with 94% of all cases and 95% of deaths (608,000) from the African region, burdening 85 countries

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How peer mentorship enhances supervision of community health promoters in Isiolo

April 12, 2024

Living Goods works in partnership with governments to recruit, train, mobilize, and manage the performance of community health workers who serve the communities they live in. Supervision is crucial to monitor the quality of services provided, offer technical support, and collect information from the CHWs.

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Community Health Workers Leading Change in Burkina Faso

April 7, 2024

CHWs are often the first point of contact during emergencies, offering vital care and preventing risky trips to distant health centers. Nana Adjara shared, "Community members thank us for helping them recover quickly and for being there for them."

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Advancing Community Health in Kenya: Insights from the CHU4UHC Co-creation Workshop

April 4, 2024

Living Goods was one of the community health partners that joined the exciting co-creation session that will steer a path for funding community health projects in the next 5 years. The CHU4UHC platform was created through a partnership with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and has been instrumental in supporting the implementation of community health services at national and county government levels.

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Empowering and Nurturing Our Leaders for Growth

March 22, 2024

Currently, 98% of our staff are African and based in Africa. Our governing board and global leadership team now feature 50% African representation, doubling since 2018.  As part of these ongoing efforts, we prioritized two key initiatives last year to empower and develop senior leaders below the executive level.

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Kenya, Uganda, and Burkina Faso Roll out Digitization for Community Health Programs

March 20, 2024

Living Goods has become a leading partner to governments as they digitize their community health interventions. In 2023, we saw substantial progress in adopting supportive policies for community and digital health across our three countries of operations.

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Organisational Update: Transition in Living Goods’ CEO Role

March 12, 2024

Today, we would like to share an update on changes at Living Goods’ senior-most leadership level. These changes will take effect at the beginning of 2025 and are the result of careful planning.

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A Letter from our CEO

February 26, 2024

In the three countries where we operate (Kenya, Uganda, and Burkina Faso), governments are implementing electronic community health information systems (eCHIS) to eventually support 200,000 CHWs reaching 120 million people.

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Burkina Faso: A Family’s Journey with Community Health Support

February 20, 2024

Bougma Asise’s wife—Félicité Sawadogo—is expecting a child. Years ago, this would have posed challenges, given that the nearest healthcare facility is 6 kilometers away and…

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Catherine Zoungrana, a CHW in Burkina Faso, employs digital tools to transform child healthcare

February 15, 2024

Catherine Zoungrana is a community health worker (CHW)-called ASBC (Agent de Santé à Base Communautaire) in Burkina Faso- based in Ziniaré.    She is supported…

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