Working in Global Health: Mary Cooper
Cooper, an accountant for PIH since 2014, talks about working in finance at a global health nonprofit, why her daughter is named after a cultural icon, her southern childhood and Boston adulthood, and the importance of knowing your mission.
Working In Global Health: Kirby Page
As part of our Working In Global Health series, we caught up with Kirby Page, Global Policy & Partnerships Coordinator, who shared what inspired her work in global health, how she's bringing her passion for advocacy to her career, and more.
PIH Supports Ebola Preparedness In Sierra Leone, Liberia
We stand in solidarity with the government and people of Guinea as they rush to care for those who have fallen ill and to ensure the virus does not spread further. And in Sierra Leone and Liberia, we are working with local and national health officials to support preparedness efforts.
Black History Month: What PIHers Are Reading, Watching, and Listening To
In honor of Black History Month, Partners In Health (PIH) staff in the United States have shared their favorite songs, books, poems, and movies related to antiracism, Black history, and inequities in public health. Below are some of the recommendations, including a Spotify playlist, that inspire staff. As we celebrate African Americans’ work and culture in the U.S. we’d also like to recognize the work our Black colleagues are doing around the globe.
In Peru, Care For Chronic Diseases Continues Amid COVID-19
Since 2009, the Casas de la Salud program in Peru has provided care, screenings, and education for patients with a range of chronic health conditions, including diabetes and hypertension. That care has continued amid COVID-19.
Reality Check: Montgomery Influencers Offer Perspective on COVID-19 Vaccines
Trusted messengers, access to clear facts key to informed decision-making, say residents of the Alabama capital, where a history of racially driven medical exploitation looms large.
Staff In Mexico Begin Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine
PIH staff members in Chiapas, Mexico, began receiving their first dose of the vaccine in late January--the first step of many in the long journey back to a post-COVID world.
Petition: U.S. Must Share COVID-19 Vaccine Technology
Sign our petition in support of the U.S. joining C-TAP to hold the Biden administration accountable to its promise to "listen to the scientists" to end this pandemic.
University Hospital Resident Finds Calling in Oncology, Leads Department
Unlike many physicians, Dr. Joarly Lormil did not have a desire to become a doctor from a young age. In fact, he thought he would study engineering or economics because of his exceptional talents in math and physics. During university, he took some time to think about what he wanted to do, and he landed on medicine.
Delivering Breast Cancer Care In Peru
Since August, the ALMA program has provided breast cancer screenings, treatment, and care to 700 women in Carabayllo, Peru, using an innovative chatbot app to connect patients with care.