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Annual Report 2023.

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Annual Report 2023.

2023 was a big year towards in our shared mission, read more in our Annual Report 2023.

OUR MOVEMENT IN 2024.

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OUR MOVEMENT IN 2024.

Ahead of our upcoming Annual Report we explore where we won in 2023 and what we hope to achieve together in the new year.

UHC DAY 2023.

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UHC DAY 2023.

As we recognise UHC Day 2023, and noting that CHWs are vital to health for all, we reaffirm our commitment to making proCHWs the norm.

Dual Cadres.

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Dual Cadres.

Research by the Coalition looks at labor exploitation in dual cadre CHW programs, finding moral and technical failures.

Johnson & Johnson Articles.

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Johnson & Johnson Articles.

The Coalition recently contributed to two features by the Johnson & Johnson Centre for Health Worker Innovation.

ProCHW Op-Ed

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ProCHW Op-Ed

Lennie Bazira and Prossy Muyingo pen a piece for Project Syndicate on the need for proCHW policy change.

United Nations General Assembly 78.

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United Nations General Assembly 78.

Coming out of UNGA 78 in New York, we reflect on our shared advocacy and what’s next for the proCHW movement.

New York Times Feature.

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New York Times Feature.

‘Only God Can Thank You’: Female Health Workers Fight to Be Paid – A feature by Stephanie Nolen for the New York Times.

Foreign Policy Article.

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Foreign Policy Article.

‘Only God Can Thank You’: Female Health Workers Fight to Be Paid – A feature by Stephanie Nolen for the New York Times.

It’s the water.

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It’s the water.

Ahead of UNGA78, CHIC CEO reflects on what’s changed in community health just a few short years.

Poetry from the movement.

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Poetry from the movement.

“Echoes from Earth: The Silent Sentinels” a poem by community health worker advocate, Loyce Nyaboke from Nairobi, Kenya.

CHW Heroines of Health.

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CHW Heroines of Health.

Community Health Workers (CHWs) recognised as Heroines of Health by Women in Global Health.

World Health Assembly 76.

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World Health Assembly 76.

The Coalition was in attendance at World Health Assembly 76 advocating for the professional CHW (proCHW) movement.

COVID-19.

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COVID-19.

Community Health Impact Coalition’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Research Round-Up at 100.

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Research Round-Up at 100.

February 2023’s issue of the Round-Up was our one hundredth, to celebrate we highlighted key papers from across issues.

Climate Change.

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Climate Change.

Countries that invest in proCHWs place themselves in the best position possible to tackle the challenges of climate change.

CHW Symposium & Monrovia CTA.

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CHW Symposium & Monrovia CTA.

The 3rd CHW Symposium, held in Liberia, brought together more than 700 delegates from 46 countries and saw the launch of the Monrovia CTA.

proCHW Policy Dashboard.

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proCHW Policy Dashboard.

The largest ever public dashboard for community health worker policies.

The Case for CHWs: Champions of the Health System.

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The Case for CHWs: Champions of the Health System.

The role of community health workers (CHWs) in improving health equity and coverage.

Research Round-Up.

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Research Round-Up.

Our fortnightly Research Round-Up showcases the latest evidence on all things Community Health.

WHO Guideline on Community Health Worker Programs.

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WHO Guideline on Community Health Worker Programs.

Community Health Impact Coalition’s (CHIC) contribution to the landmark CHW guideline by WHO.

Community Health Data Harmonization.

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Community Health Data Harmonization.

How harmonizing community health worker (CHW) data can drive quality improvement and cross-site learning.

The COVID-19 Action Fund for Africa.

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The COVID-19 Action Fund for Africa.

Key activities, outcomes, and future directions in the fight to protect community health workers (CHWs) during the pandemic and beyond.

The Founding Story of CHIC: Creating a New Movement.

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The Founding Story of CHIC: Creating a New Movement.

How as a Coalition we’re transforming the community health landscape.

Roles for CHWs in COVID-19 Vaccination.

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Roles for CHWs in COVID-19 Vaccination.

Coalition contribution to the World Health Organization (WHO) vaccination implementation support guide.

Community Health Workers in Pandemics.

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Community Health Workers in Pandemics.

Toward financing practices for community health programs that avoid harm and accelerate impact.

Service Doesn’t Stop: CHWs Maintain Continuity of Care During COVID-19.

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Service Doesn’t Stop: CHWs Maintain Continuity of Care During COVID-19.

Paid and protected CHWs continued to provide health services to 5.2 million people during COVID-19.

Africa Frontline First.

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Africa Frontline First.

A collective initiative working toward health, health security, and economic recovery across Africa.

Payment of CHWs: It’s No Longer Up for Debate.

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Payment of CHWs: It’s No Longer Up for Debate.

A response to the Lancet Global Health Commission on financing primary care.

Global Fund approves new proCHW metric.

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Global Fund approves new proCHW metric.

Global Fund becomes the first major funder to commit to measuring and increasing the number of proCHWs across the globe.

Annual Report 2022.

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Annual Report 2022.

We’re making professional community health workers (proCHWs) the norm worldwide. 2022 was a big year towards this shared vision

Supply CHWs.

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Supply CHWs.

A new research paper released by the Coalition details a concerning trend of essential medicine stock-outs for CHWs.

Harnessing Expertise to Optimize Community Health.

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Harnessing Expertise to Optimize Community Health.

How six innovative partners joined forces to accelerate the adoption of high-impact community health systems design.

The Community Health Worker Speaker Bureau.

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The Community Health Worker Speaker Bureau.

For too long, discussions about CHWs have been happening without CHWs. It’s time for a change. Book a CHW Speaker!

CHW AIM.

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CHW AIM.

A blueprint for community health worker success – The Community Health Worker Assessment and Improvement Matrix.

Pay CHWs.

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Pay CHWs.

Despite their vital work CHWs have long been subject to global debate about remuneration. But the discussion should move on to how to pay CHWs, not whether they should be paid. 

Count CHWs.

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Count CHWs.

Learn more about the first ever implementation guide to support national governments and their technical and financial partners to develop a functional, continuously maintained, shared and institutionalized CHW master list hosted in a national registry.

CHW Advocates are seizing power.

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CHW Advocates are seizing power.

For too long, discussions about community health workers (CHWs) have been happening without CHWs in the room. It’s time for a change. Community health workers are seizing power.

The problem: a dual human rights issue.

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The problem: a dual human rights issue.

Despite decades of global health investment, 1 billion people cannot access essential health services.

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