A growing program is providing personal, specialized care to people with type 1 diabetes, sickle cell, heart problems, and more, in Neno District.
In Sierra Leone, where extreme poverty means nearly half of families don’t have enough food, children are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition. PIH began reaching more kids in need by establishing an innovative program to prevent severe malnutrition.
A simple measurement of the mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) is one tool PIH staff use to diagnose malnutrition.
In late September, University Hospital staff helped a mother deliver healthy babies following a harrowing journey through barricades at the height of unrest in Haiti.
The first medical class at University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda is two-thirds female. These three students defied the odds to be among those breaking down barriers in their home country.
Thanks to investments from the Sierra Leonean government and PIH in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment, 13-year-old Cylian Kargbo survived the disease. She's become an advocate for TB patients locally.
Erneste Simpunga retells his story of being diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease at 16 and how he was able to travel to Boston for lifesaving surgery, with the support of PIH and Team Heart in Rwanda.
PIH leaders discuss the importance of including the "missing billion," or people with disabilities, in conversations about universal health coverage at the U.N. General Assembly this week.
Fabrice Irakoze, 11, has been cancer-free since PIH-supported treatment for Wilms' tumor in 2013, and is one example of PIH's vital role in rebuilding Rwanda's health system, the online news magazine said.
For four children and young adults, PIH support in Koidu has meant not only better health, but also the ability to return to school and focus on bright futures.