Community Health Academy Health Systems Leadership course

12 May, 2019

Dear HIFA colleagues

This email is to share the news about the Community Health Academy's first online course for health leaders!

It's a *free, online leadership course* on how to build, optimize, and advocate for national community health worker programs today:

harvardx.link/chws

The Community Health Academy has partnered with Ministries of Health to strengthen the clinical skills of community health workers and the capacity of health systems leaders to build higher quality systems by leveraging the

power of digital training tools.

Join more than 2000 learners from 135 countries and be part of this exciting learning journey and community!

And please share the link with your networks and colleagues who may also be interested!

best wishes

Lesley-Anne Long

HIFA profile: Lesley-Anne Long is an internationally recognized leader in digital global health and a highly networked and experienced international development actor. A progressive and innovative thinker, she is skilled at driving transformative change through collaborative, inclusive, transparent and productive action. A former practicing family law Barrister, Lesley-Anne has also served as Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Care at The Open University (UK), Global Director of mPowering Frontline Health Workers (US), and Director of Digital Square (US), the founder and first Director of HEAT (Heath and Education Training, to train over 38,000 community health workers in Ethiopia), and the first CEO of the African Justice Foundation. Currently working as an international development strategist, based in Washington D.C., Lesley-Anne is providing direction and technical advice to governments, regional organizations, technology developers, program implementers, the private sector, NGOs, and academic institutions in Africa, the Americas, and Europe. A member of several international boards and committees, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, she is also a frequent international speaker on global and digital health.