Healthstyles aired this program June 9, 2011 & can be listened to here.
Voices of the Voiceless: Community Health Workers Globally
Barbara Glickstein hosts this segment of Healthstyles on the global health care work force and the critical link between human resources for health and meeting the target goals of MDG 6: combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases A) Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS and Target 6B. Achieve, by 2010, universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS for all those who need it.
“Hear direct service community health workers Maxensia N. Takirambule from Uganda, Matilda Mkunthi Maluza from Malawi, and Agnes Atim from Uganda talk about the Caregivers Action Network organizing community health workers and volunteers so they can be recognized by their government and funding sources as key members of the health team in caring for people living with HIV/AIDS.