Blog Post Explores Benefits Of Partnerships To Train Health Care Workers
BMJ Blogs: Andy Haines: Why health partnerships are good for global health
Andy Haines, a professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and chair of trustees at THET, discusses the importance of partnerships to improve global health. He writes, “Many health partnerships are supporting health services for isolated rural populations in areas where the nearest care point is 70 miles away. One example is how through health partnerships, THET has helped train over 5,024 community and traditional health workers who provide frontline care for neglected communities. … [P]artnerships can help address the many global health challenges and contribute to the achievement of universal health coverage” (7/11).