In Washington, D.C., Bob Abernethy, host of PBS’s newsweekly Religion and Ethics attended a book signing and lecture with PIH cofounder Dr. Paul Farmer.

Abernethy asked Farmer if NGOs and faith-based groups are doing enough in Haiti. Farmer responded, “Lets not give each other more than a C.”

Watch Dr. Farmer's talk.

“They’ve done a good job helping people one-by-one,” said Farmer. “They’ve not done enough to help Haitians create a government and other institutions capable of taking on big projects like deforestation and cleaning up the water.”

Read more about Dr. Farmer’s Haiti After the Earthquake.