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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 ▸

2014: Our Top 20 Photos

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2014: The Year in Quotes

From South America to West Africa to Siberia, Partners In Health and its sister organizations are marking another year spent providing a preferential health care option for the poor. Here's a glimpse into our efforts during 2014, represented by quotes from patients and staff members across our sites. Read More ▸

‘PIH Healed My Disease—and My Hunger’

Daphroza Nyiranzoga reflects on her experiences as a patient working with PIH's team in Rwanda. Read More ▸

World AIDS Day: Lessons from HIV

In the 2013 Shattuck Lecture, Partners In Health co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer argues that the true barrier to HIV treatment for poor people was a lack of funding, not the difficulty of delivering treatment. We look back at the HIV Equity Initiative in Haiti, which provided evidence for a model to make HIV treatment available to millions of people worldwide. Read More ▸

A New Health Clinic for an Overlooked Community in Rwanda

The Nyamicucu Health Post is our latest contribution to a long-overlooked community in Rwanda, and it’s one we’re especially proud of. Read More ▸

New Maternity Ward Expands Quality Care for Mothers in Eastern Rwanda

“We help around seven women deliver every day, and sometimes we get over 200 women in a month. Now, we can accommodate more pregnant women, and get midwives to provide the best health care to women giving birth,” said Grace Dusabe, head nurse of the maternity ward. Read More ▸

A Doctor in Training Returns Home

Fred Rwabukumba, a doctor in training, returns to Rwinkwavu, Rwanda, and visits his former primary school. Read More ▸

Working in Global Health: Medie Jesena

Medie Jesena, a nurse educator working with our Rwandan sister organization, shares advice for working in global health. Read More ▸

‘Race to the Top’: Competition Aims for Quality Care in Rwanda

“‘Race to the Top’ encourages health center teams to work hard, concentrate their efforts toward reaching specific targets related to district priorities, and develop innovative approaches to overcoming challenges,” says Dr. Evrard Nahimana, Kirehe District’s clinical director. Read More ▸

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“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that's wrong with the world.”

—Dr. Paul Farmer
Chief Strategist & Co-founder