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During the closing
plenary of the 2nd International Symposium on Community Health Workers (CHW) held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 22 to 24 November
2019, the following statement was made: “CHWs, Community Based Organisations
(CBOs), leaders and other community actors, including families, can be an
effective resource in fragile settings.” This...
There is renewed focus on community health, in the drive to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. It is increasingly recognized as an important component of countries’ policies and programs. The understanding of what constitutes community health is evolving, and will continue to do so in the years to come. There is room for...