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News & commentary about the global health workforce

Five Investments Countries Can Make for Healthier People and Economies

By pooling our resources and know-how, we can help solve the health workforce crisis—and build stronger economies.Read more

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Winifred, a Health Worker On Call

She was known simply as Omusirishi —“the one who treats”—in my village.

This We Believe

All people deserve access to the best health care possible.

A Window onto the World of Social Science Research

Social science and the future of health care go hand-in-hand, but it's an underappreciated partnership.

7 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2017

This year, our annual list from IntraHealth International is filled with abundant uncertainty, and a cautious hope for progress.

Technology to the Rescue: App Helps Health Workers in Uttarakhand Improve Efficiency

In India, one state government is vigorously testing mSakhi with frontline health workers providing maternal and child health services in its most challenging district.

Salaries for Women in Health Care Still Come Up Short

Four proactive approaches health care organizations can take to boost overall standing and salaries for women in health care.

IntraHealth International’s Top Ten Stories from 2016

From the transformation of the health system in Kenya to the women at the intersection of health and technology, take a look back at our most popular stories.

To Achieve #HealthForAll We Need Health Workers for All

Universal health coverage is about the money. But it's really about people—those who need care and those who provide it.

Stand Up For Human Rights by Fighting Fistula

Obstetric fistula is an underrepresented and often unheard of condition that affects a population that is also underrepresented and unheard: impoverished women.

Can Uttar Pradesh Improve Its Health Care Indicators with mSakhi?

In a state with one of the poorest health indicators, there’s an app that might help if the government invests more in it.

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