Lessons learnt from the Millennium Development Goals era show that a continued shortage of health professionals globally remains a threat to achieving the health-related Sustainable Development Goals and Universal Health Coverage, especially goals relating to maternal and newborn health (MNH). There are recommendations to revise current health policies to reflect a sustainable and responsive skills mix of available health professionals and refocus on community health workers (CHWs) as an important cadre within multidisciplinary primary healthcare teams.

The roles of community health workers who provide maternal and newborn health services: case studies from Africa and Asia.


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18-Mar-21 14:43

Project learning events showcase innovations

Afya Uzazi presented project experiences, innovations and lessons learned at a webinar organized by FHI 360, the implementing agency, for a global audience on March 17th 2021.

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17-Feb-21 09:57

Ensuring mothers access services during COVID-19

It is a sunny morning, a welcome break from the chill and incessant rain common in Kuresoi South area of Nakuru County. In a homestead in Tinet village, two masked women are seated on stools placed about two meters apart.

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