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Study Shows More Clients Opt for HIV Testing When It's Offered Before Clinical Consultation

A study of almost 80,000 health care clients in South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda has found that clients are most likely to agree to HIV testing and counseling when a nurse or lay counselor offers the service before clinical consultation, rather than during or after.

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Sierra Leone Becomes Third Country to Adopt mHero in Ebola Recovery

As part of Sierra Leone’s Ebola recovery and prevention efforts, IntraHealth is working with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, UNICEF, and other partners to implement mHero, an integrated digital health platform for health worker communication and coordination. 

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Kenya College Launches Diploma for Clinical Officers

The Kijabe College of Health Sciences in Kenya launched a new diploma in clinical medicine and is now training its first cohort of clinical officers. Through the USAID-funded FUNZOKenya project, IntraHealth International collaborated with the college to develop the curriculum and align with core curriculum standards.

New Award Will Improve Health and Nutrition in Tajikistan

Through a new $13 million award from the US Agency for International Development, IntraHealth International will improve health and nutrition in Tajikistan, particularly for women and children in the Khatlon oblast, an administrative region.

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Nobel-Winners Campbell, Omura, and Tu Gave Powerful Gifts to Global Health

Last week, IntraHealth International applauded along with the rest of the world as the scientists who nearly eradicated river blindness—a parasitic disease transmitted by black flies and the world's second leading infectious cause of blindness—were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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IntraHealth Mourns the Loss of Raluca Iosif, Colleague and Friend

We at IntraHealth International are devastated by the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Raluca Iosif. Raluca was killed in Durham, North Carolina, on October 6, 2015.

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Namibia Case Study: WHO Tool Provides Data Countries Need to Achieve Universal Access to Health Care

A new analysis illustrates exactly how the World Health Organization’s Workforce Indicators of Staffing Needs (WISN) tool can provide the data that health systems managers and policymakers need to promote universal access to health care within their own countries.

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A Better Medical Referral System Leads to Huge Cost Savings for the Palestinian People

In 2015, the Palestinian Ministry of Health has been saving an average of 10 million NIS (about US$2.6 million) per month by improving the health system’s processes for referring clients for specialized care to Israeli hospitals, thanks to technical support from the US Agency for International Development-funded Palestinian Health Capacity Project (PHCP), led by IntraHealth International.

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Global CapacityPlus Project Builds Stronger Health Workforces in 28 Countries

During the past six years, the IntraHealth International-led global CapacityPlus project has helped 28 countries build the health workforces they need to improve health and well-being within their populations.