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The Forum for the Future's ‘Future Center’ is hosting a Live Research platform where those interested in shaping the future of community health can share thoughts, insights and perspectives on how we can use learnings from COVID-19 to reshape our health systems to be more proactive, responsive, equitable, and community-centered.
Living Goods is joining advocates around the world for World Mask Week, July 12-18, to share and show gratitude for community health workers who have worn a mask, and continue to do so. Join us on social media to spread the message of the importance of continued masking in keeping everyone safe.
For too long, discussions about CHWs have been happening without CHWs. It’s time for a change. The Community Health Impact Coalition and Stanford Center for Health Education are launching an Advocacy and Storytelling eLearning Course for CHWs. Created with the expert guidance of CHWs from around the world, the course aims to provide CHWs with the information and tools they need to advocate for themselves and the issues most important to their communities. The course is available free of charge on the Stanford Digital Medic app and can be downloaded for use offline.
The Decoding Disparities QuickFire Challenge invites U.S.-based innovators to submit data-driven research concepts aiming to better understand the root causes of health inequities and inform the crucial next steps we need to take towards achieving equity. Encourage your network of innovators to apply by June 25!
Join #FirstRespondersFirst and Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes' Foundation in collaboration with the American Medical Association, American Nurses Foundation, American Hospital Association and Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare as we commit to prioritizing frontline worker well-being and mental health.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to prioritize mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) for the well-being of children and their families, as well as the frontline workforce who serve them. Learn more about the work that Save the Children is doing in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Foundation to provide high quality MHPSS interventions, and share the article with your networks.
The continued response to COVID-19 has further highlighted the importance of ensuring that health workers have ongoing access to mental health services. Hear from Save the Children Staff Dr. Wahida Siraj and show your support by sharing the tweet with your followers.
New guidance from the WHO, UNICEF and the Community Health Impact Coalition aims to support governments in developing national deployment and vaccination plans for COVID-19, outlining the roles, needs, and opportunities for CHWs. The guidance highlights CHWs as a key link between communities and health systems, well-positioned to help overcome access and equity barriers when they are trained, supervised, protected, and paid.
Invite California-Based Scientists to Apply for the CLSA Inspire QuickFire Challenge for Diverse Innovators
People of color are historically underrepresented in STEM jobs. To close this gap, California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) together with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Abbvie and 5AM Ventures are launching the CLSA Inspire QuickFire Challenge for Diverse Innovators. Encourage the California-based scientist you know to apply by July 30, 2021!
Girls Inc. inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold and become the next generation leaders, including of health workers. Become an #InHerCorner social media ambassador by dedicating 5 minutes every week on social media to explain who Girls Inc. is, and why you believe in their mission.
Nurses of color have long-shaped the nursing profession and transformed healthcare, but their stories are underrepresented in the broader nursing narrative. A new nurse-led project, “Nurses You Should Know,” is using storytelling to help close the representation gap.
Down to their core, nurses carry an intuition for patient needs that helps them adapt to new problems every day. It’s why nursing is both an art and a science, and why nurse innovators are the spark behind some of the most vital solutions in modern medicine.
Access to quality care is fundamental—and wouldn't be possible without the hard work of frontline health workers. Show your support for those on the front lines of COVID-19 response in low and middle income countries.
Join the ALL IN: Well-Being First For Healthcare campaign, a momentum-building campaign to recognize the importance of prioritizing the mental health and well-being of professional caregivers and healthcare workers at the organizational and systems levels.
For too long, discussions about community health workers (CHWs) have been happening without CHWs. It’s time for that to change. Know a CHW? Help us spread the word about a forthcoming #CHWAdvocates' eLearning course on Advocacy and Storytelling, designed by and for CHWs.