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In a year like no other before, 2020 taught us many lessons—why we need agile digital tools to advance health worker training, how we might improve health systems through women’s leadership, and what it takes to still deliver quality primary care, often six feet away.
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At the Johnson & Johnson Center for Health Worker Innovation, we recognize that frontline health workers are the heart of strong community and primary care systems. When the world shifted its attention to health workers amidst COVID-19, the Center was already working with partners around the globe to strengthen community-based health systems by supporting frontline health workers to achieve health for all by 2030.
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There is no doubt about it: COVID-19 has caused the most significant threat to global health in the 21st century.
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Lancet Global Health published a new study, Potential impact of midwives in preventing and reducing maternal and neonatal mortality and stillbirths: a Lives Saved Tool modelling study, that documents the potential impact of midwives in preventing and reducing maternal and newborn mortality and stillbirths. Led by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the International Confederation of Midwives and the World Health Organization, the study—based on data from 88 countries—calls for greater investment in the profession, not only to increase the numbers of midwives but to improve their education, training, regulation and working environment.
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America will soon be a majority-minority country; we need health care innovators to reflect that diversity
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Johnson & Johnson has a long legacy of supporting the nursing community—and the challenges brought on by COVID-19 have only strengthened its commitment to find new ways to give back to these essential healthcare workers over the past year.
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At the Johnson & Johnson Center for Health Worker Innovation, we believe that in order to effectively strengthen community health systems, including closing the 18 million health worker shortage, we must prioritize the needs of individual health workers and what they need to thrive on the job.
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