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September 10, 2020

Supply chains: The lifeline for getting PPE to community health workers

Originally posted on Medium.com.
You may have heard the saying, “no products, no programs,” but for those who work in public health during COVID-19, the saying has become “no PPE, no programs.” And for community health workers (CHWs) who play a vital role in providing health care services to their communities, they face the danger of “no PPE, no safety.”

Why CHWs are At-Risk
Worldwide shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) have led to increased COVID-19 infections amongst health workers; and in Africa, infections have increased by 200 percent since late May. Community health workers are…

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Press Release: Drone Fleet Transports Vaccines to Immunize Children in Remote Health Facilities in the Democratic Republic of Congo

July 26, 2019

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July 18, 2019

M&G: Sharing Best Practice Key to Healthy Results Solutions

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April 22, 2019

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March 30, 2019

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October 17, 2018

Patrick Sikana named vice president of VillageReach

October 17, 2018

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VOA Africa highlights CCPF impact in Malawi

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May 22, 2018

USAID awards VillageReach $14.7 million for Last Mile Supply Chain Project.

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