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Young Doctors Ensure Continuity of Care in Rural Mexico

Since launching in 2012, Compañeros En Salud has partnered with Mexico’s Ministry of Health to send seven generations of first-year doctors—25 in all—to rural, public clinics at 10 sites throughout Chiapas. Each transition requires a careful passing of the baton from one wave of doctors to the next. While CES staff facilitate this transition through introductions and regular site visits, outgoing doctors smooth the path for their colleagues by remaining in the community for as many as four weeks to bring them up to speed on patients’ cases and help them adjust to life in a remote rural location. Read More ▸

Partners In Health Clinician Leaves Hospital Free of Ebola

The Partners In Health clinician recovering from Ebola virus disease was discharged earlier today from the National Institutes of Health. Read More ▸

PIH, Sierra Leone Address Needs of Pregnant Women amid Ebola

Caring for women with pregnancy complications during the Ebola outbreak has been difficult, but clinicians are making progress with a specialized unit at a Freetown hospital. Read More ▸

Karin Huster: Fairness in Ebola Treatment

Nurse Karin Huster, a PIH clinical lead in Sierra Leone, writes on the need to ask tough questions in "All Lives Matter," published April 6, 2015, in Slate. Read More ▸

PIH Clinician Upgraded to Good Condition

The National Institutes of Health upgraded the Partners In Health clinician infected with Ebola virus disease to good condition today. Read More ▸

Community Health Workers: Making House Calls

Community health workers are central to our work. Every day, they make house calls, traveling many miles to see patients in their homes. They ensure patients have medication and they guide them through the difficulties of illness and treatment. Health workers embody PIH's ethos to support patients however we can to help them get well.

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PIH Mexico Expands to Two New Sites in Chiapas

CES partners with Mexico’s Ministry of Health to recruit and train young doctors, who manage public clinics throughout Chiapas during their social service year. The first-year doctors, or pasantes, have conducted more than 45,000 patient visits in eight communities throughout the southeastern state since CES began providing services there in 2012. CES expanded to Letrero and Monterrey in February, pushing its reach farther into the surrounding Sierra Madre mountains. Read More ▸

PIH Clinician Infected with Ebola Upgraded to Fair Condition

The National Institutes of Health upgraded the clinical status of the PIH clinician infected with Ebola virus disease from serious to fair condition today. Read More ▸

NIH Upgrades Status of PIH Clinician Infected with Ebola

The National Institutes of Health changed the clinical status of the PIH clinician infected with Ebola virus disease from critical to serious condition today. Read More ▸

Haiti: Mosaics to Bring Inspiration, Hope to Rehab Patients

Mosaic artist Laurel True, members of the Mirebalais Mosaic Collective, and University Hospital staff and patients collaborated to design, create, and install mosaics throughout the new Center of Excellence in Rehab and Education in Mirebalais, Haiti.The project was made possible through a successful Kickstarter campaign. Read More ▸

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