2014: Our Top 20 Photos
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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.
Daphroza Nyiranzoga reflects on her experiences as a patient working with PIH's team in Rwanda.
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.
The Nyamicucu Health Post is our latest contribution to a long-overlooked community in Rwanda, and it’s one we’re especially proud of.
“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.
Fred Rwabukumba, a doctor in training, returns to Rwinkwavu, Rwanda, and visits his former primary school.
Medie Jesena, a nurse educator working with our Rwandan sister organization, shares advice for working in global health.
“‘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.