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2013-06-27 16:24:56

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IntraHealth International welcomes Todd Wohler, MBA, as the newest member of its board of directors. A human resources executive with over 20 years of experience in the field of international recruiting and personnel management, Wohler brings a deep understanding of the challenges and issues involved in attracting, retaining, developing, and supporting a global workforce. "I'm very pleased to welcome Todd Wohler to...

2012-12-19 16:24:15

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IntraHealth International strongly condemns the killings of at least eight health workers--seven of whom were female--over the past several days in Pakistan. According to the BBC and other news outlets, at least eight polio vaccination workers and one driver have been fatally shot, leading UNICEF to temporarily suspend its program to eradicate polio in Pakistan. "These attacks on health workers who were providing essential humanitarian...

2012-10-24 11:26:53

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frontline Health Workers Coalition has received a $750,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, awarded to coalition member IntraHealth International, to support the group's mission to urge greater and more strategic U.S. investment in frontline health workers in developing countries. Building this workforce is the most cost-effective way to save lives and foster a healthier, safer, more prosperous world, the...

2012-10-08 11:23:36

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IntraHealth International announced today that Louise Winstanly--renowned bioethicist, attorney and University of North Carolina (UNC) faculty member--has been elected chair of its Board of Directors. Winstanly brings expertise in clinical, research and public health ethics to IntraHealth's work of empowering health workers and improving health around the globe. Winstanly is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of...

2012-09-25 10:24:56

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, President Bill Clinton joined Pape Gaye, president and CEO of IntraHealth, on stage at the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York, to present the organization's commitment to expand access to quality training for frontline health workers in Kenya. IntraHealth's commitment will be met by offering sustainable mobile technologies to support training applications that allow health workers to learn...

2012-08-30 06:25:29

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Plan International USA will lead a multi-year collaborative effort to improve health systems in 15 districts in Northern Uganda. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded Plan and its partners a $50 million grant to: Increase the availability of quality health services at the community level; and Strengthen systems for effective and sustainable delivery of quality health services. "The award reflects...

2012-07-09 06:28:48

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Sherman has joined IntraHealth International in the new position of vice president of human resources. Sherman brings more than 20 years of experience in human resources management and leadership development in both the public and private sectors. Sherman is charged with developing a robust global human resources function focused on aligning and developing IntraHealth's worldwide staff to meet the rapidly changing...

2012-06-05 06:26:33

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Musimbi Kanyoro, MA, Ph.D., DMin, has joined the IntraHealth International Board of Directors. Kanyoro is president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, a publicly supported grantmaking foundation that invests in women-led organizations to advance human rights. A native of Kenya, Kanyoro has become an influential advocate for women and girls worldwide over the last 30 years. "We are thrilled to welcome Musimbi Kanyoro to...

2012-05-29 10:23:49

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safeguarding Health in Conflict coalition commends the World Health Assembly--the governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO)--on its unprecedented step to protect the lives of health workers and patients in humanitarian crises by spearheading global efforts to document the number of attacks on medical services. In violent conflicts, where health needs are most urgent, health workers are at risk of assault, arrest...

2012-04-26 06:26:35

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, IntraHealth International announced the release of iHRIS 4.1, the first major release of the groundbreaking open source software in two years. The release includes new features of iHRIS Manage and iHRIS Qualify--the core products of the open source suite of software--that improve data security, better support decentralized health systems, and give health workers access to their own data. "The world needs more than 4...