Listen as Ophelia Dahl, chair of Partners In Health’s board and former executive director, tells the story of PIH’s involvement in Rwanda and some of its successes over the last decade. PIH and its sister organization, Inshuti Mu Buzima, work in partnership with Rwanda’s Ministry of Health.
PIH Launches University in Rwanda
Partners In Health is launching a new initiative in Rwanda—the University of Global Health Equity.
Young Boy Overcomes Hodgkin Lymphoma in Mexico
Meynor Perez is a 12-year-old boy who loves mathematics and spending his free time on the basketball court. But his world got flipped upside down when he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of Hodgkin lymphoma. Thanks to help from Compaňeros En Salud (CES), Partners In Health's sister organization in Mexico, he got the chemotherapy and radiation treatments he needed. His cancer is now in remission, and the young CES doctor who saved his life decided she wants to become a pediatric oncologist.
Working in Global Health: Shin Daimyo
Interested in forging a career in global health? We asked Shin Daimyo, PIH's clinical program officer and program manager for mental health, to share his journey.
Haiti Continues to Battle Cholera Outbreak
Haiti is still grappling with a pernicious cholera epidemic nearly five years after the disease's first appearance in the country. Beyond Port-au-Prince and its suburbs, the Artibonite and Centre regions—the hub of operations for Zanmi Lasante, Partners In Health’s sister organization in Haiti—have been among the hardest hit, especially the communities of St. Marc, Mirebalais, Hinche, and Lascahobas. So far, PIH/ZL staff are seeing two or three times as many patients in 2015 as they did over the same period last year.