The PIH-supported hospital survey identifies resource gaps and helps Malawi plan for immediate and long-term capacity improvements.
The recent social work grad talks about her role fighting COVID-19 and what the pandemic is revealing about gaps in social support.
In Kono, Sierra Leone, a low-stocked, unreliably cold refrigerator used to serve as the Koidu Government Hospital blood bank. Thanks to investments from PIH, the blood bank is now a thriving department, transforming care for pregnant women and patients throughout the hospital.
In this Need to Know, learn about OpenBoxes, an open source software system PIH's Medical Informatics team developed to manage and track the movement, consumption, and storage of supplies.
PIH launched a new initiative, the U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit, to provide open access to learning resources and technical advice for states and municipalities struggling to conduct contact tracing for COVID-19.
Sierra Leone is still in the earlier stages of the global COVID-19 pandemic, though case numbers continue to rise. PIH and the government's goal has shifted from preventing the virus’ introduction to preventing a serious outbreak, while providing care for all patients, coronavirus or otherwise.