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Knocking on Doors: An Interview with PIH’s Director in Peru

Dr. Leonid Lecca, executive director of Socios En Salud, PIH’s sister organization in Peru, talks about his work as the organization celebrates its 18th anniversary this week. Read More ▸

The Life of a Medical Resident at Haiti’s New Teaching Hospital

Surgeon-in-training Dr. Jean-Louis Willy Fils lives and works on the campus of PIH-supported University Hospital. Read More ▸

In Lesotho, A New Level of Accompaniment

In Lesotho, PIH and the Ministry of Health are working together to implement a national reform of the health system. Read More ▸

Working in Global Health: Medie Jesena

Medie Jesena, a nurse educator working with our Rwandan sister organization, shares advice for working in global health. Read More ▸

Mosquito-Borne Virus Sickening Thousands in Haiti

Chikungunya, a virus that causes fever and joint pain, is affecting people in Haiti. Read More ▸

‘Race to the Top’: Competition Aims for Quality Care in Rwanda

“‘Race to the Top’ encourages health center teams to work hard, concentrate their efforts toward reaching specific targets related to district priorities, and develop innovative approaches to overcoming challenges,” says Dr. Evrard Nahimana, Kirehe District’s clinical director. Read More ▸

A Day in the Life of Haitian Nurse Midwife Benitha Germain

Benitha Germain is a nurse midwife with Zanmi Lasante, PIH's Haitian sister organization. In this video, we see the challenges she faces, the care she delivers, and the hope she inspires. 

Dr. Paul Farmer on Patient-Centered Accompaniment in Russia

Dr. Paul Farmer reflects on PIH's "Sputnik" Initiative, which delivers care for vulnerable tuberculosis patients in Tomsk, Russia. Read More ▸

Food as Medicine: Chef Jody Adams’s Culinary Quest in Haiti

The award-winning chef behind Boston’s Rialto restaurant helps University Hospital serve healthier meals to patients. Read More ▸

Dr. Paul Farmer Calls for Action on Climate Change

In a new editorial, Dr. Paul Farmer and colleagues write that slowing climate change is critical to protecting human rights. Read More ▸

A New Partnership to Change MDR-TB Treatment around the World

Everything you need to know about an innovative approach to changing the future of MDR-TB. Read More ▸

New ‘PIH Reports’ Examines Comprehensive MDR-TB Care in Russia

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Haitian Prime Minister Meets with PIH, Harvard

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe visits Boston to discuss education and health plans with Dr. Paul Farmer and other experts. Read More ▸

Video: An Inside Look at Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais

Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais, in Mirebalais, Haiti, provides primary care services to about 185,000 people in Mirebalais and two nearby communities. But patients from a much wider area—all of central Haiti and areas in and around Port-au-Prince—can also receive secondary and tertiary care. We see as many as 700 patients every day in our ambulatory clinics.

PBS Features Partners In Health as an ‘Agent for Change’ in Rwanda

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Coffee with Dr. Enrique Valdespino

A Mexican doctor shares his hardships and hopes about working in global health. Read More ▸

Nurses Learn Critical Care Skills in New Training Program

The first of its kind in Haiti, a yearlong certification program will help enable University Hospital to open its intensive care unit. Read More ▸

Why I Nurse: Gedeon Ngoga

I always wanted to become a nurse. As a child, I didn’t know the difference between nurses and doctors—all I knew is that the people in white coats had the power to help sick patients become healthy, and that is what I too wanted to do. Read More ▸

Working in Global Health: Elizabeth Barrera-Cancedda

TB expert Elizabeth Barrera-Cancedda discusses her path to a career in global health. Read More ▸

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