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Frontline Health Workers

How to Become a Health Care Employer of Choice by Investing in Your Workforce

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

Enactment of the Affordable Care Act legislation is transforming the delivery of health care, with an objective to make it more accessible and afforda...

How To Inspire Courage, Spur Action And Save Lives

Julia Bluestone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Impact
Julia Bluestone

Every report, case study and anecdote affirms that health workers are vital to the health and well-being of a country.

Tackling NCDs Effectively Will Require More Health Workers

Jeffrey L. Sturchio | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Jeffrey L. Sturchio

Access to well-trained health workers when you need them should not be an accident of geography.

Female Polio Worker Brutally Murdered In Pakistan

Posted 03.27.2014 | World

Salma Farooqi worked on the frontline of Pakistan's battle with polio, helping to vaccinate children in one of the world's last havens for the crippli...

Why We Need to Recognize America's Frontline Health Care Workers

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions | Posted 03.22.2014 | Business
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

Despite performing important jobs, frontline workers in health care -- ranging from phlebotomists to medical assistants, certified nursing assistants to housekeeping staff -- typically earn less than $40,000 each year and may not be getting the support they need to advance in their careers.

Saving Women's Lives in the World's Newest Country

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN

She is one of 14 million women who experience excessive blood loss following childbirth every year, making postpartum hemorrhage the leading cause of maternal deaths.

Years of Investments Finally Put Health Workers on the Global Stage

David J. Olson | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
David J. Olson

This kind of work -- building up frontline health workers and the systems that support them -- is a prerequisite for producing sustainable improvements in health.

21 Inspiring Portraits Of Frontline Health Workers Around The Globe (PHOTOS)

Michael Bzdak, Director, Corporate Contributions at Johnson & Johnson | Posted 09.04.2013 | Impact

For millions of people in remote and rural areas around the world, frontline health workers are the only link to health care. Often based in the commu...

And the REAL Award Goes to...

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 03.17.2013 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

It is estimated that every three seconds, a child death is prevented thanks to care provided by a frontline health worker. But many don't have all the support and supplies they need to do their jobs well, and hundreds of thousands more are needed to end preventable deaths.

Every Voice Matters

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

He doesn't run a large company, lead a government agency or record the music he so loves on a major label. But 8-year-old J.D. Malkin has quite a voice.

The Unsung Heroes of African Health Systems

Lisa Meadowcroft | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact
Lisa Meadowcroft

Frontline health workers are really the backbone of effective health systems in developing countries. These workers are members of the community who live in the communities they serve and understand the needs as well as the barriers to achieving optimal health.

Where There Are No Doctors, Who Can Deliver Health?

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 03.11.2012 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

What sets Florence Nightingale, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, and Heathcliff Huxtable apart from other famous health workers like Dr. House or Doogie Howser, M.D.? Tied to this answer is the key to addressing some of the world's greatest health challenges.