Peer Support Group Program For HIV/AIDS Thrives In Ethiopia

IntraHealth International expanded its Mother Support Program to 16 new sites in the last quarter of 2006. The initiative now supports additional Mother Support Program groups at health centers in Oromia, Addis Ababa, the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People's Region (SNNPR), Dire Dawa and Afar.

IntraHealth Expands Global Health Activities In India And Africa

During September, IntraHealth received three separate multi-million-dollar awards to improve health in India, Tanzania and Southern Africa. The first, a $25 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), funds a program to improve maternal, neonatal and child health care in Northern India. IntraHealth has worked in India for more than ten years, leading and providing technical assistance to projects funded by USAID and the Gates Foundation.

Fistula Pre-Repair Center Opens In Ethiopia

Ambassador Vicki Huddleston, Chargé d’Affaires of the United States Embassy, Ethiopia, joined IntraHealth International, local and regional leaders and governmental officials in inaugurating the fistula pre-repair rehabilitation center in Woreta Health Center, Amhara Regional State, on June 27. In Ethiopia, where about 2.9 million women give birth each year, approximately 8,700 mothers will develop obstetric fistula.

IntraHealth Selected on Major Effort to Expand HIV/AIDS Services in Africa

July 27, 2007, Chapel Hill, NC—IntraHealth International, a leader in global public health located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, will work with Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a Cambridge, Massachusetts firm and three other partners on a three-year, $30 million contract to increase AIDS community care and support in Ethiopia. The project will nationally expand HIV/AIDS services including antiretroviral therapy (ART) at the community and health center level throughout the country. It is the largest program of its kind in Africa ever funded by the U.S.

IntraHealth International Receives Multiyear Award from US Government for HIV/AIDS Work in Rwanda

June 20, 2007, Chapel Hill, NC—IntraHealth International, a leader in meeting the public health needs of developing countries, has been awarded a $27 million grant to improve health services in Rwanda. The HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Program is a new five-year grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) that will reinforce Rwanda’s health care system and expand access to HIV/AIDS clinical services.