CORE Group Executive Director Karen LeBan was a Senior Author on a new document: Developing and Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs at Scale: A Reference Guide and Case Studies for Program Managers and Policy Makers
At the MCHIP Close-out event in June 2014, Karen made a presentation on this guide. Watch the video here, and view her slides here.
WHO and The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) recently released A Policy Guide for Implementing Essential Interventions for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH): A Multisectoral Policy Compendium for RMNCH. This compendium provides policy-makers, program managers and advocates with an "at a glance" reference on key health and multisectoral policies that support the delivery of essential RMNCH interventions for women and children. CORE Group is pleased to have provided consultation and input as part of the collaborative work among key partner organizations and constituencies working on policies which affect the health of women, newborns, children and adolescents.
CORE Group is a partner in the United States Government's new flagship effort to end preventable maternal and child deaths in the developing world - the Maternal and Child Survival Program. CORE Group is honored to join fellow partners Jhpiego, Save the Children, John Snow, Inc. (JSI), ICF International, Results for Development Institute, PATH, and Population Services International (PSI). This $500 million agreement, supported by USAID, will accelerate the expansion of innovative, high-impact health approaches in 24 priority countries to save the lives of every woman and child in need.
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.
The 1993 World Development Report (WDR), Investing in Health, deemed strengthening accountability as one of the core elements of health sector reform. Engaging communities and community-based workers in the process of measuring health status of children, in assessing causes ...