The Latest on Community Health Workers

Training and paying local people to care for their communities

Training and paying local people to care for their communities

In 2012, PIH joined a dozen global health organizations in urging more investment in frontline health workers in the developing world. MORE

Community health workers and advocates rally at MA State House

Community health workers and advocates rally at MA State House

On Monday, supporters met with legislators, call for state’s continued support of innovative programs. More ›

Reclaiming independent lives in post-earthquake Haiti

Reclaiming independent lives in post-earthquake Haiti

Created after the 2010 earthquake, PIH’s Rehabilitation Program continues to support hundreds. More ›

New Coalition Calls for U.S. Investment in Frontline Health Workers

New Coalition Calls for U.S. Investment in Frontline Health Workers

PIH joins over a dozen global health organizations in launching a coalition to urge more investment in frontline health workers in the developing world. More ›

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About Community Health Workers

Community health workers help health care systems overcome personnel and financial shortages by providing high-quality, cost-effective services to community members in their homes, and by catching serious conditions at an early stage, before they become more dangerous and expensive to treat. In addition, CHW programs boost the local economy by creating paying jobs.

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