The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight goals authored by governments worldwide and the United Nations to take on the world’s most pressing development issues. As a key development partner working towards achievement of the MDGs, USAID’s Bureau for Global Health via the Maternal and Child Survival Program (and CORE Group as a partner of MCSP) works most critically towards MDGs 4, 5, and 6:
As of September 30th, 2014, there are 456 days left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Follow #Day456 in advance of and especially on September 30th to draw attention to MDGs 4, 5, and 6 and the important work ahead over the next 456 days to meet these goals.
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 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.
This manual was developed as a training resource for designing, training, implementing and monitoring Care Group (CG) programs. It seeks to help CG approach implementers to clearly understand the structure of the CG approach, how to establish CGs, how ...