The meeting report from the CORE Group Fall Meeting 2013 is now available online. Presentations and videos from the meeting are also online here. This year CORE Group welcomed 215 participants from 77 organizations and 5 countries at the meeting held in Washington DC. CORE Group hosted two pre-meeting workshops, two plenary sessions, 12 concurrent sessions, 19 breakfast roundtables, five lunch discussions, eight working group meetings, and one networking reception.
Each year, CORE Group presents the Dory Storms Child Survival Recognition Award to a person or persons who demonstrates courage, leadership, and commitment to guiding non-governmental organizations working in child survival toward more effective program implementation and increased impact. This year during the Fall Meeting, CORE Group presented the Dory Storms Award to Sarah Shannon, Executive Director of Hesperian Health Guides. Sarah provides lifesaving information and educational tools used by people and communities worldwide to take greater control of their health. She has promoted the inclusion of early childhood development into primary health care, spearheaded the development of the pioneering Early Assistance book series, and incorporated early childhood development and updated child survival information into Where There Is No Doctor and other Hesperian publications. Click here to learn more. Click here to view all past Dory Storms Award Winners.
CORE Group's Community Child Health Working Group, in collaboration with World Vision International, have created the CHW Principles of Practice: Guiding Principles for non-governmental organizations and their partners for coordinated national scale-up of community health worker programs. The CHW Principles of Practice outlined in this document are intended as a framework for advocacy, programming and partnership between implementing NGOs, government and donor agencies working with key CHW cadres in countries for which rapid and urgent scale-up of CHW program is a priority. We need your support. Please click here to endorse the CHW Principles of Practice.Read more »
CORE Group helps NGOs and governments effectively reach the community level, integrate community strategies into the national health plan, and respond to new and emerging health issues that arise so that preventable deaths from diseases like pneumonia and measles can be reduced.
A Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis is a training curriculum that builds skills to plan and carry out a Barrier Analysis survey. The very practical, hands-on learning exercises help learners to answer the most common and frequently perplexing questions that ...