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Building Momentum toward UHC at AHAIC

In early March, more than 1,500 health stakeholders from around Africa met in Kigali, Rwanda for the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC), the largest…

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Building Political Will: Living Goods Hosts Field Visits for Parliamentarians in Uganda

With 72% of Uganda’s population living far from health centers, bringing health care to the doorsteps of families through strong community health programs is vital…

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International Women’s Day 2019: There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women

This International Women’s Day, I have been thinking a lot about empowerment. A multi-dimensional process, empowerment enables individuals or a group of individuals to realize…

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Community Health: A Win-Win for Women

Before 2018, Reginah Nassolo would often ask her adult children for health assistance. But, since becoming a community health worker (CHW) in Uganda’s Lowero district…

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Engaging Policymakers to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage

For more than 70 years, the movement to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has been about advancing the fundamental human right every person has to a healthy…

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Putting Communities at the Heart of the Primary Health Conversation

When the global community renewed its commitment to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) we made a promise to secure health access for all and to…

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Accountability Key to Sustaining Frontline Health Worker Successes

Frontline health workers require the support of strong health systems to thrive and improve the lives of those they serve. Conversely, health systems and their…

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Ensuring Equitable Service Delivery: About the EquityTool

Although my colleagues and I have long believed that Living Goods was doing a good job of expanding access to health care in the poorest…

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Community Health Worker, Government Partnership Solves a Community-Wide Epidemic

CHW Penina Kerubo during a community-wide educational discussion Penina Kerubo, a Living Goods community health worker (CHW), usually spent her days going door-to-door in Mokumbo,…

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Community Health Workers Lifesaving Duty to New Mothers

Violet and Milka are two Kenyan mothers who have used nutrition and education to provide a healthy foundation for their infant children, and it is…

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