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How You Can Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

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Back for Good: Clinicians Return to West Africa

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What Does It Mean to Heal and Be Healed? #WeHeal

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Haiti: Training a New Generation of Family Physicians

When it launched in 2011, the St. Marc family medicine residency was PIH’s first formal training program for medical specialists in Haiti, made possible through a partnership with sister organization Zanmi Lasante, Haiti’s national medical school, and the Ministry of Health. The first six residents finished their three-year program in December; and five are now working part- or full-time as attending physicians or mentors for residents within the PIH/ZL network. Another 16 family medicine residents are now training at St. Marc's Hôpital St. Nicolas. Read More ▸

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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—Dr. Paul Farmer
Chief Strategist & Co-founder