CIRHT seeks to be the global leader in integration of training in Family Planning and Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) into pre-service health education to reduce maternal mortality by improving access to comprehensive reproductive health services.

Integrity: Behave in a transparent, honest, and trustworthy manner with all of our endeavors and relationships.
Excellence: Persevere for the highest level of quality in competency-based education, women-centered clinical care, and research.
Accountability: Demonstrate efficient and responsible use of resources ethically and in a consistent manner.
Partnership: Ensure authentic collaboration by addressing needs and recognizing the importance of customized communications across countries and cultures to increase our networking capabilities in order to foster a mutually beneficial environment of learning from successes and failures.
Evidence-Based Practice: Integrate current best evidence into the daily practice of clinical care and training at our partner institutions.
Compassionate Care: Strive to nurture a culture that embodies training and clinical care practices that are centered on the provision of dignified care to women with respect, empathy, and kindness.
Sustainability: Establish a local foundation for long term maintenance of our purpose and principles to overcome challenges and roadblocks

Build faculty capacity on clinical training in reproductive health services, medical and surgical pregnancy termination, as well as teaching and research skills.
Improve the capacity of partner medical schools with the physical infrastructure, equipment and instruction models needed to deliver quality training.
Implement and expand integrated pre-service training for medical students, interns and residents at medical schools.
Monitor and evaluate training to ensure that partner schools adhere to the curriculum’s standards, while enabling CIRHT to share lessons learned.