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Coming Together for UHC: The 74th UN General Assembly

Last week, I joined Living Goods, heads of state, ministries of health, global leaders, and like-minded advocates from around the world in New York City…

I also had the opportunity to speak as a panelist on “Delivering on UHC: From the Guidelines to the Frontlines,” hosted by Johnson & Johnson,…

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Universal Health Coverage is Possible with Community Health

This blog was originally published in Civil Society Engagement Mechanism for UHC2030‘s UN High-Level Meeting on UHC Blog Series. With the upcoming UN General Assembly,…

This means investment in effective community health systems, given community health provides a necessary link between the health facility and the last mile of primary…

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Nearly 350 CHWs Graduate through Innovative Partnership in Isiolo County

On July 11th, Isiolo County celebrated a major milestone in the delivery of community health services with the graduation of nearly 350 community health workers (CHWs during the formal launch of the county’s community health partnership with Living Goods.

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Health for All: Uganda’s Cabinet approves the National Health Insurance Scheme Bill 2019

On June 24, 2019, the Cabinet of Uganda approved the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Bill 2019, achieving an important milestone in delivering health for…

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Raising My Voice for Community Health at the World Health Assembly

In my community in Uganda, childhood disease is a big problem. It is a problem I used to come face-to-face with every week at my church where I would continuously see child after child come in malnourished and sick. Witnessing this, I knew I had to do something, anything to help.

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Women Deliver 2019: #ThePowerOf Community Health Workers

Last week, we joined more than 8,000 leaders, advocates, implementers, and journalists from 165 countries in Vancouver, Canada for the 2019 Women Deliver conference. The conference, held every three years, is the world’s largest meeting on the health, rights and, well-being of women and girls.

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The Community Health Workers Registry: An effective tool in strengthening connectivity at the district and national level!

The use of community health workers (CHWs)—community members who render primary health services to their neighbors—is a proven key strategy in addressing the growing shortage of overall health workers, particularly in…

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Community Health Workers: Effective teamwork brings us one step closer to health for all!

This post first appeared on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition’s blog. When a mother brought her one-month-old baby son to Margaret, a community health worker…

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This World Health Worker Week, Let’s Celebrate Community Health Workers

This World Health Worker Week, Living Goods is celebrating the accomplishments of community health workers (CHWs) around the world! An essential part of the primary…

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