Community Health Workers

The Community Health Workers (CHWs) Thematic Working Group (TWG) supports the generation, synthesis and communication of evidence on the roll out and functioning of community health worker programs to enable learning across geographical and political contexts.

If you would like to find out more about the TWG-CHWs and the activities we will be involved in at the Symposium, you can:

  • Visit us at the HSG booth in the Exhibition space
  • Follow us @CHWTWG1 on Twitter
  • Join us at one of the exciting sessions listed below

Official TWG Sessions

Session Type


Short description

Date & time


Organized session

Adapting health provision models during COVID-19 to support community

health workers in delivering equitable, quality care: experience sharing across

multiple contexts: Thematic Working Group on Community Health Workers

Community health workers (CHWs) have played a pivotal role in the COVID-19 response, especially in countries with limited access to a skilled health workforce. This panel session organized by the CHWs TWG explores how health provision models were adapted during COVID-19 to support CHWs in delivering equitable, quality care.


Wednesday, Nov 02, 04:00 PM – 05:30 PM

Level 2 – Room EF

Business meeting

Community Health Workers Business Meeting



Thursday, Nov 03,12:45 PM – 01:45 PM


Level 3 – Room K