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Video Spotlight

"'I'm a Health Worker' - Abduaraman Gidi" made by IntraHealth International.

Community Health Workers build bridges between communities and health services.

Robin Hammond, 2011

From reproductive health to nutrition to care for chronic conditions, community health workers are being asked to help communities become healthier, particularly in areas where professional health workers are scarce.

Ibby Caputo; WGBH, 2013

 

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Each of the APHA CHW Section sessions that I attended today was well-attended and full of active participation.  Most presenters started by saying how inspired they felt to be presenting at the conference and to an audience of their peers.  Throughout the day we heard of successes, challenges, integration and training. There were several topics that really seemed to capture the attention of presenters and the audience alike.  They were:

CHW Central and the Thematic Working Group on Supporting and Strengthening the Role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Health System Development are delighted to announce their decision to work together to improve the accessibility and applicability of evidence

A meeting of minds


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