Dr. Paul Farmer Honored with WHO Director-General's Global Health Leaders Award
Dr. Paul Farmer was awarded posthumously the WHO Director-General's Global Health Leaders Award in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 22, 2022.
Cholera Outbreak Spreads Through Southern Malawi
The current outbreak, according to health leaders, is clearly the aftermath of Tropical Storm Ana and Cyclone Gombe that, earlier this year, caused torrential rain and flooding, leaving many people “no access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities and thus, at risk of widespread disease outbreaks including cholera,” the WHO reports.
Mothers and Babies Receive Long-Term Support Through J-9 Program in Haiti
Since 2018, the program has supported mothers and babies through four key services: group prenatal and pediatric appointments, psychosocial support and counseling, community-based care, and hospital-based services.
PIH Leaders Oppose Catastrophic U.S. Bill Blocking Asylum Seekers
Bipartisan bills in both the Senate and House would keep a restrictive immigration order in place indefinitely--claiming to be a measure toward COVID-19 prevention--and could have lasting, catastrophic impacts on the United States’ asylum system.
The Washington Post Highlights PIH’s Maternal Health Work in Sierra Leone
A recent multimedia feature follows the journey of Susan Lebbie, a 17-year-old expectant mother in Kono District, Sierra Leone.
Two Years Later: Reflections on COVID-19 and Mental Health
Now in the third year of the pandemic, Dr. Giuseppe (Bepi) Raviola, co-director of mental health, shares how PIH has developed a model for global mental health care, inspired by Co-Founder Dr. Paul Farmer, that remains resilient--now more than ever--in the time of COVID-19.
COVID-19 isn’t over. Variants are proof.
Variants show dangers of ignoring vaccine equity
How Dr. Paul Farmer Inspired, and Was Inspired by, Nurses
For Nurses Week, CEO Dr. Sheila Davis reflects on PIH Co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer's impact on the field of nursing and on her own career as a nurse and leader.
In Rwanda, Mother Gives Birth to Twins, Four Days Apart
PIH staff conduct delayed interval delivery, rare and complicated procedure
PIH Fellowship Cultivates Nurses As Leaders
Alumni reflect on Global Nurse Executive Fellowship