When Dr. Ursin Bayisenge realized little was known about a tropical disease afflicting Rwanda farmers, and 4 million people worldwide, he set out to learn more.
PIH's medical education program in Liberia helps doctors and nurses obtain specialized skills in rural facilities in the southeast region of the country.
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.
The global recognition for University Hospital in Mirebalais affirms that it meets the highest international standards as a teaching institution, a remarkable achievement in a setting with limited resources.
One of the major developments following the earthquake on January 12, 2010, was PIH's decision to build University Hospital in Mirebalais, a hub for high-quality care and medical residency programs in the Central Plateau.
PIH runs eight medical residency programs out of University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti, training many of the country's next generation of specialized physicians.
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.
Two vital questions about lifesaving care—where are you when you have an emergency, and what can be done for you—often are too closely connected.
Follow along with a dynamic clinical team from PIH Sierra Leone as they travel hours to a rural community to talk about the physical and mental health care available in Kono District.