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Improving Data On Community HCWs Would Help To Achieve Health Goals

Frontline Health Workers Coalition: Improved Data on Community Health Workers Critical to Achieving Global Health Goals
“A new report [from the coalition] finds that developing nations’ ability to deal with pressing health challenges like HIV/AIDS and ensuring maternal and newborn survival will be strengthened by creating a common definition for community health workers, as well as a core set of skills and competencies that would help ensure they are optimally trained, supported, and deployed to provide care and treatment when and where it is needed most…” (9/29).

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