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7 Ways Community Health Workers Support Patients
Community-level workers are trusted neighbors, advocates
Malawi Emergency Response Team Offers Medical Treatment, Psychological Care After Cyclone Freddy
At the national govenment's request, PIH in Malawi's emergency response team is providing medical care, psychological support, and food, water, and sanitation supplies to survivors of Cyclone Freddy across southern Malawi.
Advancing the Community Health Worker Program in Liberia
There are more than 5,300 community health workers, supervisors, and nurses across the country
Surrounded By Instability, Care Continues at PIH Hospital in Haiti
Despite a situation described by one doctor as “practicing war medicine,” and, essentially, the worst violence the ZL team has seen in four decades, these medical professionals remain at work, tending to the sick, offering care, and accompanying their patients. Indeed, this is what solidarity looks like.
During Haiti’s Strife, PIH Hospital Becomes a Lifeline
After residents arrived sick with cholera to Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais, Haiti, PIH leaders organized outreach efforts to the remote community of Borneau to deliver care and support to patients and their families, who found it difficult to leave due to surrounding gang violence.
Chaos In Haiti Escalates as Gang Violence, Fuel Shortages Threaten Access to Health Care
Security concerns for staff and transporting medical supplies have been among the most difficult challenges, with long delays for essential medicines and supplies.
Tracking Tuberculosis Through the Pandemic and Beyond
Dr. KJ Seung, PIH's senior health and policy advisor, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic affected tuberculosis cases and deaths and how PIH is finding innovative ways to screen for and diagnose patients in remote communities in Lesotho, Peru, Malawi, and Sierra Leone.
A TB Patient in Kazakhstan Heals Through Support, Treatment
A crushing diagnosis provided “an opportunity to change”
Patient Regains Hope After Tuberculosis Treatment in Liberia
Viola Wleh received medication, housing, food, and other support from Partners In Health
Cyclone Freddy's Toll Across Malawi: Damage, Death, Displaced Families
The storm, reported to be the longest-lasting tropical cyclone ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, has left more than 326 people dead in Malawi, with 796 injured and over 40,000 households affected.