29 September, by Minh Nguyen
The community health system (CHS), without a doubt, plays a critical role in designing effective interventions, implementing, and evaluating basic healthcare services. Community health system and its forces are helping reach those lacking access to health care, particularly vulnerable and marginalized group. To address the crucial needs for strengthening community health, development partners, donors and countries collaborated to design and operate community health programs. For example, in West and Central Web Africa, there are 20 out of 24 countries have community health programs. Despite previous attempts to improve the quality of community health, community health programs in Africa needs more investments for a strong and resilient community health system.