Tag: community health workers

Ghana Evidence Summit on community health

Ghana Evidence Summit on community health

An important first-time gathering seeks to understand best practices and approaches to implementing integrated community-based management of childhood diseases. Community Health Workers (CHWs) are essential components of the health systems of many countries,  providing care to hundreds of thousands and focusing especially on children at risk of dying from pneumonia, malaria, […]

Backpacks that save lives – Backpack PLUS on The Huffington Post

Summer is winding down. Store shelves are stocked with notebooks and pencils instead of sunscreen and beach balls. And for most kids, the essential back-to-school purchase is the almighty backpack. If you’re going to carry books and lunch to school, you’d better have something durable — and fashionable! — strapped […]