DAI and IntraHealth Join Forces to Amplify Global Health Impact
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. and BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — IntraHealth International and DAI today announced a strategic affiliation that will enable the two organizations to extend their reach and amplify their collective impact in the global health arena.
IntraHealth’s Board of Directors voted unanimously September 11 to approve the legal affiliation.
“I am delighted to align our team formally with DAI,” said Pape Amadou Gaye, IntraHealth’s President and CEO. “DAI has a distinguished history in international development and an unwavering commitment to its development mission. Working together—taking advantage of DAI’s scale and multisectoral reach—we will be better positioned to pursue our shared vision of a healthier, more livable world.”
As an affiliate of DAI, IntraHealth will retain its name and distinct identity, its nonprofit status, and its guiding mission to improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the systems in which they work. IntraHealth has particular expertise in HIV and AIDS, reproductive health and family planning, maternal and child health services, and digital health innovation.
“For DAI, aligning with IntraHealth offers a powerful infusion of technical resources in health and health informatics, in line with our data-centric, tech-enabled approach to the health challenges of the 21st century,” said Chris LeGrand, President of DAI Global Health. “We look forward as partners to expanding DAI’s and IntraHealth’s reach in the domestic and international market, and to offering new combinations of integrated health and development services for public and private sector clients.”
Looking forward to what she called “this bold next phase in IntraHealth’s evolution,” IntraHealth Board Chair Louise Winstanly described the affiliation with DAI as “a transformative alliance and an opportunity to accelerate our work toward a world where everyone has access to high-quality health care.”
IntraHealth International believes everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive. For over 35 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work.
Founded in 1970, DAI is a global development company with corporate offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Belgium. Named one of the world’s top 40 international development innovators, DAI works on the front lines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability.
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