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 approach to diabetes care for patients in Liberia hinges on a combination of building capacity at health facilities, health education, access to medication, lifestyle changes, and support groups.
A growing program is providing personal, specialized care to people with type 1 diabetes, sickle cell, heart problems, and more, in Neno District.
Because of community health representatives on the Navajo Nation, patients remain connected to their clinicians and local health centers, allowing them to live better, healthier lives.
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.
The new emergency ward at Koidu Government Hospital in Sierra Leone is the only one of its kind outside the capital of Freetown, and provides lifesaving work daily.
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.
A recent article shows how PIH is providing low-cost, lifesaving care for children at the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence.
A new hepatitis B clinic launches at PIH-supported Koidu Government Hospital in eastern Sierra Leone, where an estimated 10 percent of the population is living with the viral infection.