Q&A: Addressing Nursing Shortage Through Education, Research in Liberia

Posted on Oct 21, 2021

Like many countries around the globe, Liberia has a shortage of nurses and midwives. In an effort to address this, Partners In Health (PIH) Liberia created the Nursing Center of Excellence in 2019 to recruit more health care professionals, while also providing high-quality training and research opportunities.

In Liberia, Nurses Learn How to Manage Delirium in Patients

Posted on Oct 12, 2021

Mental disturbances from delirium are usually temporary, but they can be life-threatening—which is why it’s critical to recognize and diagnosis the condition. At PIH-supported J.J. Dossen Memorial Hospital, 16 nurses recently received delirium and agitation training and are now equipped to provide better care to patients.

Q&A: Neurology Fellowship in Haiti, Now Led by First-Ever Graduate, Continues to Evolve

Posted on Sep 15, 2021

When Dr. Aaron Berkowitz read Mountains Beyond Mountains during medical school, he quickly became interested in Partners In Health (PIH). But he wasn’t quite sure how a neurologist could get involved in global public health. So he reached out to PIH leaders, including Drs. Kerling Israel and Michelle Morse.

Emergency Medicine Graduate Among First Responders to Haiti Earthquake

Posted on Aug 31, 2021

Immediately after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, Dr. Dyemy Dumerjuste and his colleagues quickly assessed the situation from Port-au-Prince. And shortly after, he was on a helicopter, as part of the first team to evacuate survivors from the Nippes department, a devastated region in the South near the epicenter of the Aug. 14 earthquake.