Advancing Primary Health Care at the Community Level: Integration, Quality, & Accountability

Advancing Primary Health Care at the Community Level: Integration, Quality, & Accountability

HRH2030 provides strategic thought leadership, communication, and implementation support to strengthen community health worker (CHW) programs and promote more integrated health workforce development.

During the 2nd International Symposium on Community Health Workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, HRH2030 took part in a full-day side meeting, Advancing Primary Health Care at the Community Level: Integration, Quality, & Accountability, on November 21, 2019 HRH2030 provided technical coordination for the event, working alongside the Community Health Impact Coalition (CHIC) and in consultation with USAID, WHO, UNICEF, BMGF and selected partners (Last Mile Health, Population Council, and USAID Maternal and Child Survival Program). The final report from the session, and the slide deck from the side meeting, are below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The side meeting mobilized and harnessed the leadership of 11 country delegations, from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nepal, Pakistan, and Uganda; it also included USAID missions, Ministry of Health representatives, implementing partners, community health investors and other key stakeholders, as well as global collaborators and selected USAID flagship partners.

The event highlighted key achievements of the Integrating Community Health Collaboration portfolio between 2016-2019, including the launch of a new national CHW strategy in Bangladesh; the roll-out of WHO CHW guidelines and recent dissemination of state-of-the-art technical tools to support equity-focused institutionalization of community health; and collaborative platforms and processes that continue to engage and support countries, funders, and partners such as the Community Health Roadmap.

 

Associated Content:

CHW Symposium Side Meeting Agenda

USAID Global Flagship Convenings on CHW-Focused Investments

USAID Global Flagship CHW Resource Package

WHO Community Health Worker Guideline Recommendations Using HRH2030’s Life Cycle Approach

Blog: A Vision for Professionalizing Community Health Workers to Strengthen Health Systems

Brochure: Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs

Country: Global

Resource Type: Other, Presentations

Topics: Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs, Leadership and Governance