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Delivering Interventions, Aid to Family’s Door

Zamanta Huarcaya Tamani was not a typical toddler. Unlike other children her age born without a developmental disability, she didn't babble or wander haphazardly around the house. Thanks to a new program launched by Socios en Salud, Partners In Health's sister organization based in Lima, Peru, a community health worker has been visiting Zamanta's home to train her parents in age-appropriate activities for their daughter. After 12 such training sessions, Zamanta's parents have helped her learn to walk and talk. This is her story. Read More ▸

Pediatric Development Clinic Helps High-Risk Babies in Rwanda

Rwanda's Ministry of Health and PIH/IMB have started a clinic for infants at high risk of death and developmental delays. The clinic also helps caregivers support and improve development for these babies. Read More ▸

Ophelia Dahl on the Vaccination Debate

Ophelia Dahl, co-founder and executive director of Partners In Health, discussed with broadcaster Katie Couric this week a letter Dahl’s father wrote 27 years ago about the importance of vaccinations. 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 ▸

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 ▸

Knocking on Doors: An Interview with PIH’s Director in Peru

Dr. Leonid Lecca, executive director of Socios En Salud, PIH’s sister organization in Peru, talks about his work as the organization celebrates its 18th anniversary this week. Read More ▸

In Lesotho, A New Level of Accompaniment

In Lesotho, PIH and the Ministry of Health are working together to implement a national reform of the health system. Read More ▸

Mosquito-Borne Virus Sickening Thousands in Haiti

Chikungunya, a virus that causes fever and joint pain, is affecting people in Haiti. 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 ▸

Food as Medicine: Chef Jody Adams’s Culinary Quest in Haiti

The award-winning chef behind Boston’s Rialto restaurant helps University Hospital serve healthier meals to patients. Read More ▸

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