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How Mobile Technology Is Transforming Lives in Rural India

Women health workers in rural India are using a mobile app to educate pregnant women about maternal and neonatal danger signs.

At the Farmers' Fair, Growers Display Foods for a Healthier Tajikistan

Community health educators in Tajikistan are teaching their communities the power of food and water.

For One Health Worker, Childbirth Proved More Dangerous than Ebola

Salome was one of 830 women around the world who died that day from problems related to childbirth.

At One Namibian Hospital, Shorter Lines, Healthier Clients

In remote northern Namibia, Onandjokwe Hospital is becoming a national model for bringing health care to people where they live.

One Family’s Quiet Quest for Namibia’s HIV-Free Generation

A community health worker’s two daughters both share their mother’s air of calm, but only one shares her HIV status.

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.

This We Believe

All people deserve access to the best health care possible.

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.

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.

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