Access to clean water and sanitation can play a major role in ensuring children remain healthy enough to remain in school and lead productive lives, escaping the grip of extreme poverty.
At Wellbody Clinic in Kono District, the OpenMRS system is replacing overflowing shelves of paper records, giving clinicians much better access to information and improving care for patients.
In recognition of World Cancer Day on Feb. 4, Dr. Cyprien Shyirambere talked about what's new at Butaro District Hospital's Cancer Center of Excellence, and how global action is needed to truly achieve universal coverage.
In a Q and A for World Cancer Day, Feb. 4, Prof. Abebe Bekele describes how the University of Global Health Equity in northern Rwanda provides cancer education that includes prevention measures and social determinants, as well as diagnosis and treatment.
Zanmi Beni was founded as a home for 38 abandoned or orphaned children following the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and today is home to 65 children who have found family in each other.
19 snapshots of how PIH brings justice to health care around the world
The shared mission that unites PIH teams around the world is evident in the stories that most caught readers' attention this year. From an Ebola survivor who’s thriving in Sierra Leone to quadruplets born at University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti, 2019 was a remarkable year across PIH.
The study used data from Rwanda health centers and found that improved HIV treatment for pregnant women “contributed to an immediate decrease in the rate of HIV transmission from mother to child.”
Women do an extraordinary amount of good in the world, studies show-and we all know. PIH is proud to support women with maternal care and much more, everywhere we work.
In Haiti, one in five children is malnourished and faces physical and cognitive stunting. Severe malnutrition is a life-threatening condition and, when not addressed aggressively, is a leading cause of death for children under 5 in Haiti, and all around the world.