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Great.com interviews Living Goods about empowering community healthcare workers in East Africa

Karim Bukhadurov from Great.com interviewed Living Goods as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that…

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We’ve Begun Supporting Community Health in Ethiopia!

Living Goods is thrilled to announce that we’ve just embarked on a partnership to support the Ethiopian government’s drive to massively scale the digitization of…

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Telemedicine in a time of COVID-19: Kenyan CHW Salome Uses Modified m-Health Tools to Deliver Lifesaving Care to Families

Before the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in Kenya, Salome Osebe, a government community health worker (CHW), was a frequent and welcome visitor to homes in her…

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Service in Isolation: How CHW Agripina Used Her Smartphone to Save Lives During a Health Crisis

Going into isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 during a routine health worker test, was one of Agripina Adema’s lowest moments in 2020. But having…

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There Would Be a Big Gap Without These CHWs in Our Communities

HASIFA LIVES IN A VILLAGE NEAR THE SHORES OF LAKE VICTORIA IN BUIKWE, one of the border districts that have been most affected by COVID-19…

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We love our work, but CHWS should not be volunteers

By Josephine Motuku, CHW in Kisii County, Kenya As a widowed mother of five, I work hard to make ends meet. Although I spend hours…

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Stories from the Field: CHW Cissy Nabasumba in Uganda

CHW Cissy Nabasumba, Masaka District, Uganda “People in the community now bring children to our homes for treatment, and some still call us when their…

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CHW Stories During COVID-19 in Kenya

CHV Lydia Gavinta, Busia County My community was affected by flooding just as the COVID pandemic emerged in Kenya. Tracing my clients was a challenge…

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Stories from the Field: CHW Stories During COVID-19 in Uganda

Kirribwa Ronald, Kalangala District “I feel good that I’m a community health worker at this point in time. Before the pandemic, we used to make…

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