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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 ▸

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 ▸

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: Who Lives and Who Dies

Dr. Paul Farmer writes on the inequities of healthcare funding in "Who Lives and Who Dies," published February 5, 2015, in the London Review of Books. Read More ▸

Dr. Fils-Aime: ‘Working in Mental Health Gives Me Hope’

"Working in mental health gives me hope that things will get better," says Dr. Reginald Fils-Aime, who works to treat Haitians with mental disorders humanely and efficiently. Read More ▸

Need to Know: Screening for Depression in Haiti

The Zanmi Lasante Depression Symptom Inventory is a screening tool that helps clinicians identify depression in Haiti. Read More ▸

Inside University Hospital’s 24-hour Emergency Department

Emergency medicine doctors could see any illness or injury at any moment—and PIH is training them to be ready. Read More ▸

‘I’m Not Afraid Anymore’: A Young Man Recovers from a Mental Illness

Partners In Health’s team in Haiti helps a patient with a mental disorder reclaim his life. Read More ▸

Cancer Care Expands at University Hospital

After the first mastectomy in May, hospital staff have seen hundreds of cancer patients. Read More ▸

A Witness to Tragedy, Rehab Doctor Returns to Haiti

Dr. Andree LeRoy helps disabled patients reach their potential. Read More ▸

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