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.
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.
Cancer care is largely unavailable in Sierra Leone. But at PIH-supported Koidu Government Hospital, Margaret was an exceptional case—one who helped set in motion a slow, steady expansion of the hospital's oncology services.
19 snapshots of how PIH brings justice to health care around the world
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.
Join the infectious disease expert and PIH co-founder in Sierra Leone as he mentors clinicians through their most difficult cases.
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.