Who We Are
For 35 years, in 100 countries, IntraHealth International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships.
In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private-sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.
IntraHealth’s staff has expertise in:
- eHealth and mHealth solutions
- Family planning and reproductive health
- Gender equality
- Health workforce and systems strengthening
- Health worker training and performance
- HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis prevention, treatment, and care
- Malaria prevention and treatment
- Maternal, newborn, and child health.
IntraHealth was founded in 1979 as the Intrah program at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and incorporated as an independent nonprofit organization in 2003. The organization currently has a staff of nearly 600 employees working on programs in over 20 countries in Africa, the Americas, and Asia, with its main offices in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Washington, DC.
IntraHealth receives support from the US Agency for International Development, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Pfizer, Inc., the Tides Foundation, and individual contributors.