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“We need a more balanced geographic distribution of health professionals in Rwanda,” explains Bonita Baingana, who served until recently as the Rwanda Ministry of Health’s human resources for health (HRH) advisor. The country faces one of the most critical shortages of physicians and nurses in...
IntraHealth recently concluded its role in a project in India to reduce sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and promote safer sexual practices through a network of private-sector clinics.
“We are no longer overwhelmed by sick patients coming to the health center. The cases of fever are treated at the community level, and we are delighted to have found work for our community health workers.”
Health providers at Masaka Health Center breathed a collective sigh of...
“The HRH Global Resource Center is the preeminent resource on HR that serves the developing world, and maybe even the developed world, in health,” says Tim Martineau, senior lecturer in HR management at the International Health Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
Tanzania, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare urgently needs health workers to serve hard-to-reach communities. "They're in desperate need of hiring people in rural districts," says Shari Adler, who has been working with the Capacity Project in Dar es Salaam.
In the country's...
Tiblet’s life changed in an instant. Married the year before and still just 19, Tiblet had imagined bringing her first child home after she gave birth; instead she delivered a dead fetus at the health center, after laboring for three days at home in Ethiopia’s Adet Woreda. Two days later, she...
IntraHealth will lead a five-year, $1.5 million, Pfizer-funded project to fight malaria in Senegal.
September 11, 2007, Chapel Hill, NC—IntraHealth International, an organization committed to global public health, will lead a $1.5 million Pfizer-funded project to fight malaria in Senegal. IntraHealth International has an office and a large USG-funded health project in Senegal.
“If we train our own people, we will have the service providers needed for Rwanda,” says Mary Murebwayire, director of the Nursing and Midwifery Task Force in Rwanda’s Ministry of Health. Toward this aim, the Ministry has focused on revamping its nursing education programs and producing skilled...
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