Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs

Strong and vibrant community health systems—including community health workers (CHWs)—are an essential component of primary health care, which fosters health for all and moves us closer to achieving global health goals. However, in many contexts CHW programs are still working to professionalize, sustain, and...

As USAID’s global health workforce flagship program, HRH2030 is providing strategic thought leadership, communication, and implementation support to strengthen community health worker (CHW) programs. Several USAID partners make significant contributions to sustaining and scaling high-quality CHW programs supported by health and community systems at...

Community health workers play a big role many countries’ overall health status, which is one of the reasons why the WHO guideline on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes was heralded when it was released on October 2018. The...