We love our work, but CHWS should not be volunteers

January 4, 2021

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…


Stories from the Field: CHW Cissy Nabasumba in Uganda

December 18, 2020

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…


CHW Stories During COVID-19 in Kenya

December 13, 2020

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…


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

December 5, 2020

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…


Looking Ahead in the Time of COVID

September 29, 2020

Liz Jarman reflects on where Living Goods is halfway through the Audacious Project on the plans we made, our learnings and future goals for strengthening…

What We Planned To Do The Living Goods vision is a world in which every family has access to quality community-based primary care. The goal…


Leveraging Regional Leadership: African policies guide health efforts on the continent

August 12, 2020

Dr. Diana Nambatya Nsubuga, UHC Co-Chair Africa and Deputy Country Director Living Goods, Uganda Kadidiatou Toure, Technical Officer, Advocacy and External Relations, Partnership for Maternal…


Improving Maternal and Child Health: The Need for Leadership at All Levels

August 6, 2020

By Dr. Diana Nambatya Nsubuga, Africa Co-Chair, Universal Health Coverage & Deputy Country Director, Community Health Partnerships, Living Goods Uganda Women and children are often…


COVID Learning Series: Ensuring Sufficient PPEs to Protect CHWs

July 15, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, one of our most urgent priorities is equipping community health workers (CHWs) with appropriate and adequate amounts of personal protective equipment…

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