Webinar: Ending Violence Against Children: The Role of Community Health Workers
Ending Violence Against Children: The Role of Community Health Workers | October 2019 | Tom Davis, Jr, Global Sector Lead for Health and Nutrition at World Vision International shared findings from a ground-breaking survey recently conducted by World Vision International with 412 community health workers (CHWs) in four countries. The study explored CHW’s views regarding their roles in preventing, detecting and responding to different forms of violence against children – an issue that is estimated to affect 1.7 billion children globally every year. Elena Gaia, Senior Advisor on Ending Violence against Children, World Vision International also shared her expertise and answered questions in the interactive Q&A.
The session was moderated by Henry Perry, MD, MPH, PhD, Senior Scientist in the Health Systems Program of the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Co-Chair of the CCIH Community-Based Prevention and Care Working group.