As has become tradition, we're welcoming the new year by looking back at some of our favorite images from the last one. The photos below capture the ambitions of Partners In Health, the dedication of staff members, and the inspiring dignity and resiliency of our patients. (Plus, a beautiful horse.) We hope you enjoy them. Thank you to everyone who trusted us to work on their behalf in 2015. Best wishes to all for a healthy, happy 2016.

Angelique Nikuzwe* (left), a teenager with four siblings, holds the door for her youngest sister in a house that PIH helped secure for the family in Rwinkwavu, Rwanda.
(Photo by Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In Health)

 

Community health workers attend a training session on HIV accompaniment in Kirehe, Rwanda.
(Photo by Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In Health)

 

Nurse Leoncie Mukanzabikeshimana (center), a PIH women's health mentor in Rwanda, visits two mothers who gave birth the night before in Rusumo Health Center. 
(Photo by Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In Health)

 

One-year-old Shukulu Nibogore sits on her mother’s lap while Athanasie Mukamana, a PIH community health worker in Rwanda since 2005, measures her arm for signs of malnutrition.
(Photo by Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In Health)

 


Katya Smirnova* (left) receives antiretroviral therapy pills from PIH Nurse Natalya Shtrevenskaya in her home in Tomsk, Russia.
(Photo by Elena Devyashina for Partners In Health)

 

An 11-year-old boy undergoes heart surgery for a congenital heart defect at PIH-supported University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti. 
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

During a training, village health worker Eneless Manyamba practices a presentation on the importance of prenatal care in Mwanza, Malawi.
(Photo by Jeanel Drake / Partners In Health)

 

Nurse Musa Sillah, who grew up in Sierra Leone and returned to the country to help PIH combat the Ebola epidemic, dons personal protective equipment at a treatment unit.
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

An Ebola patient in Sierra Leone receives a cup of rehydration solution. 
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

Syringes are filled with antibiotics in an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone. 
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

As a recruiter for the PIH Survivors Association, Emoze “Moh Moh” Kamara searches Freetown, Sierra Leone, for other survivors and helps them find employment. 
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

Yabom Koroma, a mother who survived Ebola at a PIH clinic, walks to meet a friend near her home in Freetown, Sierra Leone. 
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

A wild horse grazes at the northern edge of the Navajo Nation, where a PIH program is increasing the amount of wholesome food available to families.
(Photo by Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In Health)

 

PIH Community Health Representative Betty J. John (left) checks up on Marie Kaya, a fellow member of the Navajo Nation.
(Photo by Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In Health)

 

Conjoined twins Marian (left) and Michelle, whom PIH staff helped to deliver by cesarean section, rest on their mother’s lap in Mirebalais, Haiti, in April. 
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

The twins are prepped before a successful separation surgery in PIH’s University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti, in May. 
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

The sun rises over Chiapas, Mexico, where PIH supports 10 clinics. 
(Photo by Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In Health)

 

A PIH community health worker leads a health talk in Liberia. 
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 

Fresh paint and new doors kick off PIH’s renovations of the J.J. Dossen Hospital in Maryland County, Liberia.
(Photo by Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health)

 


Makutloano Mochaph (right), a PIH village health worker in Lesotho, visits Motsamai Macheli to deliver his medication for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, as she does daily.
(Photo by Merida Carmona / Partners In Health)


Janeth Santa Cruz (left), coordinator of PIH’s social protection program in Peru, visits the future home of Rosa Antay Morales (right), a program participant whose family has battled tuberculosis.
(Photo by William Castro Rodriguez / Socios En Salud)

*Some patient names have been changed