Turning Adversity into Advocacy Following At-Risk Pregnancy
Armah Quist, an MDR-TB program officer with PIH in Sierra Leone, founded a feminist organization advocating for young girls' and women's rights following her own experience with teen pregnancy.
New Clinical Trial in MDR-TB Care to Support Hardest to Treat Patients Globally
Dr. Carole Mitnick, co-principal investigator for the endTB project and a senior tuberculosis researcher with PIH, discusses her team's newest clinical trial--launched amidst the COVID-19 pandemic--and the promise it holds for marginalized communities.
No Small Thing: Improved Care for Newborns in Sierra Leone
In Sierra Leone, PIH opened the Special Care Baby Unit at Koidu Government Hospital in partnership with the Ministry of Health and UNICEF. Since opening its doors, the unit has raised the quality of care for newborns in Kono District and beyond.
A Look Inside Our Future Maternal Health Center In Sierra Leone
With innovative design and clinical elements, our future Maternal Center of Excellence, built in partnership with Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health, aims to strengthen maternal care for patients in Kono District—and beyond.
New Oxygen Plant at PIH Hospital Will Fill Void, Save Lives in Lesotho
Lesotho health leaders said the country's first medical oxygen plant is a landmark for building a stronger health system during COVID-19 and beyond
Reaching Every Last Home to Prevent COVID-19’s Spread in Sierra Leone
Partners In Health trained 126 community health workers and a new group of 135 "social mobilizers" to screen patients for COVID-19 and promote hand-washing, social distancing, and seeking care early.
In Mexico, COVID-19 Patient Recovers After Seeking Care At Hospital
Armando Torres, a 67-year-old coffee farmer in Chiapas, Mexico, spent 18 days in a PIH-supported hospital and shares his story of surviving COVID-19, thanks to the compassionate care he received.
Ekip Solid: A Conversation with Dr. Melino Ndayizigiye
Seventeen years old and at a boarding school far from home, Melino Ndayizigiye became so sick he feared he would die before his family learned of his illness. But he recovered, and the doctor who cured him—the first doctor Melino had ever seen—later became Melino's professor, launching a career dedicated to rural medicine.
Partners In Health Joins Global Movement For Free, Accessible COVID-19 Vaccine
Partners In Health stands in solidarity with global organizations and leaders calling for a “People’s Vaccine”—a vaccine that is made free and accessible to all people around the world. PIH leaders signed an open letter urging the incoming U.S. presidential administration to ensure that the vaccine, likely from among the candidates developed by American companies, is made available to all.
Community Health Workers Connect Patients to Care in U.S. COVID Response
With PIH's support, states and municipalities battling COVID-19 are hiring and training residents as community health workers to connect patients and their families with care and support.