In 2017, UNFPA received $15,000 from the Global Neighborhood Fund…
This year, the GNF grant supports delivery of services in Reproductive, Maternal and Neo-natal Health.
HEAL (Health, Equity, Action, and Leadership) has provided a two year fellowship, providing opportunity for US practitioners to pair with local health professionals to facilitate referrals, strengthen clinical decision making and mentor Community Health Workers.
Using a patient centered approach, they cultivate a supportive system for Community Health Workers (CHW’s) to improve implementation and quality of programming.
“As an advocate, you really experience and understand why it is challenging, despite access to vehicles and fuel, to get patients where they need to be for a safe delivery. It is a very humbling process.” Annie Huang, HEAL Fellow 2017-19