FLHW

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AcronymDefinition
FLHWFront-Line Health Worker (tuberculosis control; Nigeria)
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A FRONT-LINE health worker last night said hospital staff were bracing themselves for changes in the licensing laws.
But not a single nurse or front-line health worker must lose their job.
At the local level, one senses more directly the needs of the public, one is concerned with the problems of the front-line health worker, and one has the benefit of immediate access to health events of interest.
She said all this progress was a testament to the dedication, hard work and sacrifices of front-line health workers, security personnel and support staff.
With support of technical partners and donors, over 1,500 front-line health workers were trained in IDSR and several cohorts of County and District Surveillance Officers have been trained in field epidemiology, the release notes.
With backing of technical allies and donors, more than 1,500 front-line health workers were trained in IDSR and several cohorts of County and District Surveillance Officers have been trained in the arena of epidemiology.
Mobile Academy uses Interactive Voice Response (IVR) messages on mobile phones to train front-line health workers in maternal and infant care.
But the stunning progress we've seen over the last three decades would not be possible without the volunteers and front-line health workers who go out - sometimes at the risk of their own lives - to make sure every child is protected.
Promotores, or community health workers, are front-line health workers who have a deep understanding of the communities they serve, which often allows them to better facilitate access to health and social services.
The medical charity Doctors without Borders (MSF), which has led the fight against Ebola in West Africa, is now calling for VSV-ZEBOV to be rolled out to the other centres of the outbreak, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where it says it could break chains of transmission and protect front-line health workers.
It would also help if front-line health workers were more aware of adolescent-friendly clinics, so that they could refer adolescents to seek help there, and if parents allowed or encouraged their children to seek care at these clinics.
But CBC News spoke with some front-line health workers who say they have serious concerns.