Robert-Lee Dahn’s successful quarantine at a new PIH-supported facility enabled him to safely reunite with his family and rejoin his community.
The PIH-supported hospital survey identifies resource gaps and helps Malawi plan for immediate and long-term capacity improvements.
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.
Clincians had monitored 21 patients at the newly established center as of June 1, providing medical attention and psychosocial support in the coastal city of Harper.
At a celebration of completed renovations of Sierra Leone Psychiatric Teaching Hospital, PIH-Sierra Leone's executive director gave a speech remarking on the hospital's transformation--and, in the context of protests over police brutality and systemic racism in the U.S, on the two countries' shared "history of injustice."
Clinicians at PIH-supported Butaro District Hospital provided access to vital radiotherapy at a time when none was available in the country.
The expansion will greatly improve Pleebo's capacity to meet emergency needs and provide care in areas ranging from hypertension and diabetes to maternal and child health.
Climate change and natural disasters have direct, devastating impacts on the health and well-being of the most vulnerable, and PIH has been there in moments of crisis to deliver care.
WASH--water, sanitation, and hygiene--is a key part of promoting good health and preventing the spread of infection, especially during a global pandemic like COVID-19.