NCHW™ Registry Partners with Upper Peninsula Workforce Innovation Network (UP-WIN)
July 1st, 2023 – The NCHW™ Registry is thrilled to announce a partnership with the Upper Peninsula Workforce Innovation Network (UP-WIN) to empower Community Health Workers (CHWs) in the Upper Peninsula.
The collaboration between NCHW™ Registry and UP-WIN marks a significant step forward in advancing the role of Community Health Workers and enhancing healthcare outcomes in the region. As part of this partnership, NCHW™ Registry’s esteemed NCHW™ Certification Training will be integrated into UP-WIN’s initiatives to expand relevant workforce training and education.
Community Health Workers play a vital role in bridging gaps in healthcare delivery, promoting health equity, and improving health outcomes in underserved communities. By joining forces, NCHW™ Registry and UP-WIN aim to elevate the status of CHWs and equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to address the unique needs of the Upper Peninsula’s diverse communities.
UP-WIN’s dedication to fostering positive change in the field of Community Health Workers aligns perfectly with our mission to support and elevate CHWs across the nation. By combining resources, expertise, and shared values of health equity and social justice, the partnership seeks to drive transformative impact in the region’s healthcare landscape.
Through this partnership, NCHW™ Registry and UP-WIN envision a future where Community Health Workers are at the forefront of healthcare delivery, making a positive impact on health outcomes and fostering a healthier, more equitable Upper Peninsula.
The NCHW™ Registry and UP-WIN look forward to embarking on this journey together and invite individuals, organizations, and community members to join them in celebrating this exciting collaboration.
Learn more: https://nmu.edu/ruralhealth/nchw-certification
About NCHW™ Registry:
The NCHW™ Registry is a national platform designed exclusively for National Community Health Workers (NCHWs). Our mission is to empower and connect CHWs, supporting their professional growth, recognition, and impact in promoting health equity and well-being in communities across the country.
The Upper Peninsula Workforce Innovation Network (UP-WIN) is dedicated to expanding workforce training, education, and employment opportunities in the Upper Peninsula to improve healthcare access and outcomes for residents.