Policy and Advocacy

We are currently building a resource page on FHW policy and advocacy efforts. This will include global and national policy cases on and advocacy arguments that have work for:

  • Increase funding for FHWs/FHWs as paid staff not volunteers
  • Building the evidence base via increases in FHW research funding
  • Purchasing power and market creation for diagnostics, ICT tools
  • Certification, legality, and acceptance issues
  • FHW delivery of advanced care as contingency in cases of clinic referral refusal/impossibility (home-based safe delivery, antenatal care