Showing posts with label #CHW. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #CHW. Show all posts

Thursday, August 24, 2023

🏥 IMSPARK: Empowering the Pacific with Community Health Workers 🏥

 🏥 Imagine - Empowering the Pacific with Community Health Workers 🏥

💡 Imagined Endstate:

Picture a Pacific region where the profession of Community Health Workers (CHWs) is esteemed and fairly compensated with a living wage. A robust pool of professional CHWs, trained and recruited in the Pacific, filling the existing service gap, fostering community well-being and health.

🔗Link

 https://www.astho.org/communications/blog/state-policies-bolster-investment-in-chw/

📚Source:

Gorman, B. (2023, July 20). State Policies Bolster Investment in Community Health Workers. ASTHO. Retrieved from

💥What's the Big Deal:

The vision of a robust Community Health Worker (CHW) industry in the Pacific could signify a substantive step towards health equity and social well-being. 👥 State policies are increasingly acknowledging CHWs as indispensable agents of change, crucial in bridging gaps in healthcare and promoting overall wellness. 🌱 By providing dedicated funding, establishing certification programs, and expanding Medicaid coverage, The profession of CHW continues to create advocates, educators, and pillars of public health support within communities. 💓 CHWs play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between health services and underserved populations, addressing health disparities, and promoting equity. Their expertise and advocacy empower communities to thrive and create a healthier future for the Pacific.

 

Hashtags: #CommunityHealthWorker, #CHW,#HealthEquity,#PacificIslands,#HealthDisparities,#IMSPARK, #PublicHealth,

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