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We Help Countries Build Stronger Health Systems

Today, our health and wellbeing depend upon strong health systems. It takes people, organizations, and resources all functioning together to provide our communities with the health services they need. 

We know that good health care makes for societies that are healthier, happier, and more productive. We also know that countries that invest in their health systems and workforces are more likely to have the data, infrastructure, planning, and pharmaceutical supply chains they need to meet their population’s demands. 

That means being prepared for everything from maternal and newborn care to epidemics such as HIV and Ebola.

At IntraHealth International, we’re working to make health systems stronger around the world. And these are just a few of the ways we’re making it happen.


HOW WE HELP CREATE STRONGER, MORE RESILIENT HEALTH SYSTEMS

 

Liberia Includes mHero in National Investment Plan for Building a Resilient Health System
Ebola was the impetus for IntraHealth’s mHero, but the mobile phone-based platform can be used for all types of information and communication needs within the health system. Now Liberia is building mHero into its health system, and other West African countries are following suit. » Read more

  Mali Uses iHRIS Health Workforce Data to Improve Access to Care
Mali is partnering with the IntraHealth-led CapacityPlus project to increase access to health care by implementing iHRIS, IntraHealth’s data management software that helps countries track and manage their health workforce data. iHRIS arms decision-makers with the information they need to better manage, deploy, and budget for their health workers. » Read more
 
  What OpenHIE Means—and Could Mean—for Health Sectors around the World
At IntraHealth, we know that enabling a health sector's data systems to talk to each other is harder than it sounds. But we also know it's worth it. » Read more
 
  A Comprehensive Suite of Health Workforce Strengthening Tools
As countries around the world strive to prepare their health systems and workforces to meet demand for family planning, end preventable child and maternal deaths, and achieve an AIDS-free generation, IntraHealth is providing the tools to help make it happen.  » Read more
 
  Botswana Is Building a Strong Health System by Focusing on Health Workers
In Botswana, IntraHealth is working with the Ministry of Health to use the power of data to inform its policies, planning, and human resources. » Read more
 
  Small College in Ghana Makes Big Changes to Train More Midwives
Health professional schools around the world play an important role in developing a health workforce that can achieve universal health coverage. But these schools have limited resources. That’s why IntraHealth's CapacityPlus project partners with 30 schools in sub-Saharan Africa to apply innovative approaches for graduating more health workers. » Read more
 
  Dominican Republic's Health Sector Reinvests Savings from Ghost Workers to Improve HIV and Other Health Services
The IntraHealth-led CapacityPlus project worked with the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Health to reform its payroll and reveal 10,000 ghost workers, representing about 30% of the ministry’s budget. Now the Dominican Republic is reinvesting the $6.2 million in savings into its health sector to improve HIV care and other services. » Read more
 
  The Family Planning Health Workforce: Making an Impact
Health workers who provide family planning services can make a big difference in their clients’ lives. That’s why IntraHealth works to improve human resources for health—including training for health workers—in the family planning arena. » Read more
 

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Liberia Includes mHero in National Investment Plan for Building a Resilient Health System
Ebola was the impetus for IntraHealth’s mHero, but the mobile phone-based platform can be used for all types of information and communication needs within the health system. Now Liberia is building mHero into its health system, and other West African countries are following suit. » Read more

Mali Uses iHRIS Health Workforce Data to Improve Access to Care
Mali is partnering with the IntraHealth-led CapacityPlus project to increase access to health care by implementing iHRIS, IntraHealth’s data management software that helps countries track and manage their health workforce data. iHRIS arms decision-makers with the information they need to better manage, deploy, and budget for their health workers. » Read more

 

What OpenHIE Means—and Could Mean—for Health Sectors around the World
At IntraHealth, we know that enabling a health sector's data systems to talk to each other is harder than it sounds. But we also know it's worth it. » Read more

 

A Comprehensive Suite of Health Workforce Strengthening Tools
As countries around the world strive to prepare their health systems and workforces to meet demand for family planning, end preventable child and maternal deaths, and achieve an AIDS-free generation, IntraHealth is providing the tools to help make it happen.  » Read more

 

Botswana Is Building a Strong Health System by Focusing on Health Workers
In Botswana, IntraHealth is working with the Ministry of Health to use the power of data to inform its policies, planning, and human resources. » Read more

 

Small College in Ghana Makes Big Changes to Train More Midwives
Health professional schools around the world play an important role in developing a health workforce that can achieve universal health coverage. But these schools have limited resources. That’s why IntraHealth's CapacityPlus project partners with 30 schools in sub-Saharan Africa to apply innovative approaches for graduating more health workers. » Read more

 

Dominican Republic's Health Sector Reinvests Savings from Ghost Workers to Improve HIV and Other Health Services
The IntraHealth-led CapacityPlus project worked with the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Health to reform its payroll and reveal 10,000 ghost workers, representing about 30% of the ministry’s budget. Now the Dominican Republic is reinvesting the $6.2 million in savings into its health sector to improve HIV care and other services. » Read more

 

The Family Planning Health Workforce: Making an Impact
Health workers who provide family planning services can make a big difference in their clients’ lives. That’s why IntraHealth works to improve human resources for health—including training for health workers—in the family planning arena. » Read more