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Kenya Government Appoints Emergency Health Workers to Permanent Positions

March 19, 2009, Chapel Hill, NC—The Government of Kenya has approved a complete absorption of more than 870 health workers contracted over the past three years through an Emergency Hiring Plan to address the country’s severe shortage of health professionals.

Rwandan Officials Hail HCSP Support To Nyagatare Hospital

Supervisors from Rwanda’s national Treatment and Research AIDS Center (TRAC Plus) praised the quality of HIV clinical services they witnessed during an evaluation visit to Nyagatare District Hospital in January.The IntraHealth-led USAID HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Program (HCSP) supports the  hospital, located in the Eastern Province of Rwanda.

Pfizer Global Health Fellow To Team Up With IntraHealth International on Malaria Treatment Efforts in Tambacounda, Senegal

Isabelle Bertrand had waited to apply. Only employees who have been with Pfizer for more than three years are eligible for its competitive and prestigious Global Health Fellows program, which financially supports employees in volunteering for capacity building projects in countries all over the world.

Individual Donors Support Baby Basket Initiative to Encourage and Celebrate Safe Motherhood in Rwanda

Marthe Uwizeyimana says she cannot compare delivery at home with a health facility delivery. “Before, even if I was with my mother-in-law, I had problems and many complications while and after giving birth,” says Marthe, who has had four pregnancies in eight years. Her third child died when he was still young. “At the fourth birth, I was at the health center, where things were clean. I can say that I was in good hands. Before, I was bleeding a lot after birth, but this time it was not the case.”

IntraHealth OPEN Has Launched

Global non-profit IntraHealth International is partnering with Grammy Award-winning artist Youssou N’Dour on a charity album titled “OPEN Remix” benefiting a new initiative created to address critical health issues in Africa by putting the latest open source software technologies directly in the hands of health workers.

Nas, Duncan Sheik and Peter Buck of R.E.M. are among the headliners donating remixes of N’Dour’s song “Wake Up” to raise funds and visibility for the IntraHealth OPEN Initiative.

IntraHealth OPEN Initiative And Youssou N'Dour Release Charity Album to fund Open Source Training for Health Workers in Africa

Nas, Peter Buck of R.E.M., and Duncan Sheik join to change the way people think about health, technology and the developing world.

Global non-profit IntraHealth International is partnering with Grammy Award-winning artist Youssou N’Dour on a charity album titled “OPEN Remix” benefiting a new initiative created to address critical health issues in Africa by putting the latest open source software technologies directly in the hands of health workers.

IntraHealth Staff Published In Human Resources For Health Journal

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