Strong Health Systems, Trained HCWs Key To Maternal Health
Huffington Post: 289,000 Reasons Why Health Workers Count for Mothers
Pape Amadou Gaye, president and CEO of IntraHealth International
“…[M]idwives, nurses, doctors, and other health workers can’t do their jobs unless they’re working within a functioning health system — one that ensures everyone has access to high-quality care. … For every maternal health program the U.S. funds around the world, we should dedicate a portion of that funding to bolstering each country’s health system. We should make sure countries can invest their own resources and have the capacity to develop state-of-the-art, context-specific training for their health workforces. … At IntraHealth, we believe that health workers count. That’s why we’re celebrating World Health Worker Week, April 5-11, 2015…” (4/9).
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