Center for Global Health and Diplomacy and Communities
Please join the Center for Global Health and Diplomacy and Communities at the Heart of UHC members Living Goods, Last Mile Health and the What to Expect Project for an informal, interactive cocktail and networking reception on the role of community health workers and mechanisms to finance sustainable health systems in low- and middle-income countries.
Ministers of Health, development agency representatives, private investors and civil society will discuss how community health programs are a cost-effective solution for increasing access to healthcare by extending primary care services to rural and vulnerable populations. Participants will also discuss how engaging and empowering of female community health workers has impactfully transformed their communities by increasing productivity, health, security, education and general well-being.
Also, on the agenda is how to overcome the large financing gap for community health, which impedes the sustainability of such efforts. Speakers will cover topics including domestic resource mobilization and developing strategic partnerships that involve investors, development agencies and governments to create blended financing vehicles to create opportunities for scale and reliability.