As transportation manager for PIH’s Malawian sister organization, Michael Mulepa oversees a fleet of trucks and dirt bikes, ensuring that clinicians and staff members can access the hardest-to-reach patients in Neno, Malawi. Learn more about our work in rural Malawi.
In the Mountains of Mexico, a Young Physician Finds His Calling
Dr. Luis Castillo reflects on his year of service in a rural community in Chiapas, Mexico.
Patients with Broken Necks Heal at University Hospital in Haiti
Partnership, training, and resources came together to help two men avoid paralysis.
Two PIH/IMB-supported Students Earn Top Honors in Rwanda
Congratulations to Innocent Itangishaka and Gisele Igihozo Uwase, two secondary (high school) students supported by PIH/IMB, for ranking among the top 144 students in Rwanda! Both students scored 100% on the 2013 Secondary Education National Exam. Because of their outstanding academic performance, Innocent and Gisele are eligible to test for a presidential scholarship, which would allow them to pursue higher education in the United States or abroad.
(From left, Solomon Makuza, PIH/IMB social support manager, and Innocent Itangishaka, a secondary student supported by PIH/IMB)
Malawi: Improving Health through Social Support
In Malawi, the Program on Social and Economic Rights aims to address the social determinants of illness.
A New Era of Nursing in Haiti
The State University of Haiti awarded the first Master’s of Science in Nursing degrees to 12 nursing faculty on Tuesday, February 18, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. President Bill Clinton was on hand to congratulate the nurses and other partners. The program, funded in part by a grant from the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, is a partnership among the Haitian Ministry of Health, State University of Haiti, Regis College, and Partners In Health.
Working in Global Health: Advice from PIH’s Ellen Ball
Software Engineer Ellen Ball, who’s been working on PIH’s medical informatics team for a decade, shares insight about working in global health.