Global Health Leaders Maurice Middleberg and Kate Tulenko Join IntraHealth

February 18, 2010, Chapel Hill, NC—IntraHealth International named Maurice Middleberg vice president for global policy and head of CapacityPlus, a flagship project to strengthen the global health workforce, funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The organization also tapped Kate Tulenko to serve as a deputy director of the five-year project.

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The USAID Community PMTCT Project Is on the Air

A series of radio spots aired on Ethiopia’s National Service of Radio Fana encouraged men to help keep their families healthy. These spots were developed by the USAID-funded Community PMTCT Project to promote male involvement in maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services, including the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT).

IntraHealth Leads New Project in Northern India

To improve the health of mothers and newborns in Northern India, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a four-year grant to IntraHealth International to establish and expand essential proven maternal and neonatal health (MNH) interventions.  The northern state of Uttar Pradesh has the highest percentage of maternal deaths (29%) and neonatal deaths (25%) in India.