• IntraHealth is a leader in developing and implementing effective new strategies that save women's and children's lives. Our key approaches include:

    1. Improving the performance of health workers as they care for women and newborns, including by:
      1. Integrating services
      2. Strengthening basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric and newborn care
      3. Building health workers' skills in key interventions, such as active management of the third stage of labor
      4. Improving referral systems
    2. Building partnerships between health workers and communities to improve quality of care.
    3. Using mobile phones, eLearning, and other technologies to improve maternal, newborn, and child health care.
    4. Training health workers to recognize obstructed labor and prevent obstetric fistula.
    5. Training health workers to recognize neonatal signs of distress and refer clients as necessary for immediate care and treatment.
    6. Integrating prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission into all aspects of maternal, newborn, and child health care.
    7. Training health workers in the treatment of major causes of illness and death of children under five, including malaria, acute respiratory infections, diarrheal disease, and malnutrition
    8. Advocating for and helping countries develop policies that enable frontline health workers to offer promotive, preventive, curative, and palliative primary health care.