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NIH Upgrades Status of PIH Clinician Infected with Ebola

The National Institutes for 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 ▸

Peru: Study Aims to Reveal How TB Spreads

Scientists have long debated the dynamics of how tuberculosis spreads in people, including whether MDR-TB is as likely to spread as drug-sensitive TB. Epidemiologists behind the Peru study, which followed 18,500 people for several years, hope that answering this question will better equip public health professionals to stop tuberculosis in all its forms. Read More ▸

How Much Do You Know About Tuberculosis?

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Dying of Tuberculosis in the 21st Century

Ebola is the tip of a global health crisis: a crisis in our collective ability to deliver the essentials of modern medicine to those who need help the most. Few diseases illustrate the ongoing nature of this crisis better than tuberculosis, a highly transmissible airborne infection that kills more than 1.5 million people every year. Read More ▸

Malawi Floods: Update from Joe Lusaka

I decided to move to Chikwawa in order to alleviate the disease burden unleashed by the floods, and to bring us closer to making real the human right to health care. Read More ▸

Haiti’s University Hospital Celebrates Second Anniversary

Now celebrating its two-year anniversary, University Hospital in Mirebalais is a boon for the region and the country following the January 12, 2010 earthquake. Read More ▸

Dr. Paul Farmer: ‘Redoubling Our Efforts’

[T]he everyday health conditions faced by the poor across much of West Africa are nothing if not a disaster. Redoubling our efforts in Sierra Leone and Liberia, while supporting the Guinean effort as we are able, should be the next step for PIH and its partners. Read More ▸

Dr. Gary Gottlieb Joins PIH

Partners In Health welcomes new CEO Dr. Gary Gottlieb. Read More ▸

The Tiniest Ebola Patients

Children younger than 5 are at high risk of death when they become sick with Ebola. Malnutrition and other diseases play a role, as does the difficulty of treatment. PIH clinicians are building protocols to try to help the little ones survive. Read More ▸

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