Q&A: Neurology Fellowship in Haiti, Now Led by First-Ever Graduate, Continues to Evolve
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.
PIH Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
A month for celebration and reflection on the contributions of Hispanic, Latino, and Afrolatino communities
Never Too Late To Learn: Providing Adult Education In Sierra Leone
PIH's adult education program in Sierra Leone, where only 43% of the population is literate, has helped hundreds of people go to school and access an education once out of reach.
Delivering Lifesaving Mental Health Care In Peru During COVID-19
Socios En Salud, as Partners In Health is known in Peru, has helped more than 111,500 patients access mental health care amid COVID-19.
In Mexico, PIH Team Fights Misinformation Around COVID-19 Vaccines
Even as COVID-19 surged in Chiapas in July, many vaccination centers were empty, due to misinformation about the vaccines—a reality that Compañeros En Salud is determined to change.
Haiti Earthquake Updates: PIH Clinicians Arrive for Trauma Support, Emergency Care
Regular updates from PIH's response to the Aug. 14 earthquake in southern Haiti.
Delivering Care, Support As COVID-19 Surges In Mexico
As the third wave of COVID-19 sweeps across Mexico, cases are on the rise—and the patients filling Chiapas' hospitals are younger.
Emergency Medicine Graduate Among First Responders to Haiti Earthquake
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.
In Sierra Leone, Shining a Light on Pediatric Mental Health
In May, clinicians at the PIH-supported Sierra Leone Psychiatric Teaching Hospital opened the facility’s, and the country’s, first child and adolescent mental health unit and are already improving families' lives.
Chicagoland Vaccine Partnership Brings Vital Health Services, and Trust, to Neighborhoods
The Chicagoland Vaccine Partnership brings together community-based organizations, public health experts, government officials, and philanthropists to focus on closing stark health equity gaps that have become more apparent during the pandemic.