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Jun 06, 2019, 00:01 ET Global Survey Suggests Gender-Related Barriers Stifle the Leadership Potential of Nurses

A report released today on nursing leadership suggests that discrimination, bias and stereotyping inhibit opportunities for female nurses to develop...


May 08, 2019, 09:30 ET IntraHealth International CEO Pape Gaye to Transition to President Emeritus in 2020

IntraHealth International president and CEO Pape Gaye will transition to the role of president emeritus by early 2020. Global recruitment for a new...


Apr 15, 2019, 09:35 ET SwitchPoint 2019 to Tackle Global Health Impacts of Misinformation, Immersive Tech, African Innovation and More

Humanitarian experts and innovators from around the world will gather April 25 and 26 in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, for IntraHealth International's...


May 29, 2018, 12:31 ET Storytelling Training Leads Frontline Health Workers to Advocate at the Highest Levels of Governance

The firsthand perspectives of frontline health workers are becoming more influential at the highest levels of policymaking, including last week...


Apr 12, 2018, 10:53 ET IntraHealth International's SwitchPoint Conference to Spotlight New and Creative Advances in Social Good

On April 26-27, experts and pioneers from humanitarian efforts around the world will come together in Saxapahaw, N.C., for IntraHealth...


Feb 12, 2018, 03:07 ET Experts from Facebook, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, and More Join IntraHealth International's SwitchPoint Council

IntraHealth International announces its inaugural SwitchPoint Advisory Council, which brings together leading experts from a mix of backgrounds and...


Sep 13, 2017, 09:04 ET DAI and IntraHealth Join Forces to Amplify Global Health Impact

IntraHealth International and DAI today announced a strategic affiliation that will enable the two organizations to extend their reach and amplify...


Aug 30, 2017, 10:33 ET IntraHealth Improves Health Care in 37 Countries, Reaches 221,000 Health Workers in 2016

In a step toward making high-quality health care available to more people around the world, 221,226 health workers in 37 countries gained training or ...


Jul 20, 2017, 06:00 ET New CFO Joins as IntraHealth Prepares for Rapidly Evolving Global Health Landscape

IntraHealth International is happy to welcome Rob Murphy as the new vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer. In his...


Oct 18, 2016, 07:00 ET IntraHealth International Awarded $123 Million to Improve Health Care and Fight Disease around the World

Major new awards from the U.S. government, foundations and the private sector are expanding IntraHealth International's impact globally as it...


May 24, 2016, 12:51 ET New Policy and Technical Advisory Council to Expand IntraHealth's Global Impact

IntraHealth International announces the creation of its new Policy and Technical Advisory Council. This group of world-renowned authorities will...


May 23, 2016, 02:00 ET In Conflict Zones Worldwide, Medical Facilities and Personnel in 19 Countries Are Under Relentless Attack

In conflict zones around the world, health care workers and facilities are under relentless attack, according to a new report "No Protection, No...


Mar 29, 2016, 11:33 ET Humanitarian Innovation, Global Health and Technology Collide at SwitchPoint 2016

On April 21 and 22 in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, development experts, entrepreneurs, academics, artists and innovators will gather to report on...


Sep 24, 2015, 10:25 ET Join Nnenna Freelon and Sharon Lawrence at Fearrington Village to Help End Obstetric Fistula

IntraHealth International will host its first gala fundraiser at the Fearrington Barn in Pittsboro on October 9. The event features four-time Emmy...


Jul 20, 2015, 08:00 ET Carlos Correcha-Price and Beverly Rubin Join IntraHealth's Board of Directors

IntraHealth International welcomes two new members to its board of directors: Carlos Correcha-Price and Beverly Rubin, JD. Correcha-Price, a senior...


Apr 15, 2015, 10:01 ET SwitchPoint Uncovers Solutions to Global Challenges through Creative Tech and Partnerships

Next week in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, international experts, entrepreneurs and more will gather to report on innovative global projects that...


Mar 19, 2015, 11:36 ET Sheila Leatherman and Joseph P. Davis III Join IntraHealth International's Board of Directors

IntraHealth International welcomes two new members to its board of directors: Sheila Leatherman, MSW, CBE, Hon FRCP, and Joseph P. Davis III....


Mar 02, 2015, 02:00 ET New Analysis Highlights Cost Effectiveness of Health Workforce Scale Up in Ebola-Affected Countries

An independent analysis released today and commissioned by the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) finds that scaling up the local health...


Jan 28, 2015, 10:03 ET IntraHealth International Acquires Switchboard, an Award-winning Technology Organization

IntraHealth International announced today the acquisition of Switchboard, an award-winning California-based nonprofit organization. Switchboard's...


Sep 22, 2014, 02:10 ET IntraHealth International Announces New Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to Address Obstetric Fistula in Mali

Today at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, Louise Winstanly, chair of IntraHealth International's board of directors, joined...


Jul 31, 2014, 08:00 ET IntraHealth International Welcomes DeLuca and Pannenborg to Board of Directors

Dr. Marilyn DeLuca and Dr. Charles Ok Pannenborg are the two newest members of IntraHealth International's Board of Directors. Together, DeLuca and...


Apr 21, 2014, 01:28 ET Creative Minds from Across Sectors Gather at SwitchPoint to Address Global Challenges

International experts, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists will gather in North Carolina later this week to form partnerships and find solutions to...


Jun 27, 2013, 02:08 ET Todd Wohler Joins IntraHealth International Board of Directors

IntraHealth International welcomes Todd Wohler, MBA, as the newest member of its board of directors. A human resources executive with over 20 years...


Dec 19, 2012, 05:04 ET IntraHealth International Condemns Murders of Health Workers in Pakistan, Calls for Action

IntraHealth International strongly condemns the killings of at least eight health workers—seven of whom were female—over the past several days in...


Oct 24, 2012, 11:53 ET New Grant Will Allow Greater U.S. Investment in the Developing World's Frontline Health Workers

The Frontline Health Workers Coalition has received a $750,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, awarded to coalition member...