PHOTOS: PIH Celebrates Groundbreaking for Maternal Center of Excellence in Sierra Leone
The state-of-the-art teaching hospital is designed not only to provide a new level of care for Sierra Leonean women and families, but also to set new standards for what's possible around the world.
In Peru, Mothers Form Knitting Co-Op To Support Families
From sweaters to blankets to beanies, Wawa Pacha has many products, but one mission: to help mothers in Carabayllo earn income to keep their families healthy.
One Year Into Pandemic, Honoring the Strain, and Triumph, of Nurses
In honor of National Nurses Week, PIH leaders and nursing professionals discuss how nurses have been key to COVID-19 response, learned and grown through the pandemic, and shown a path forward beyond this moment of crisis.
In Mexico, Midwives Offer Care Rooted In Ancestral Tradition
Midwives have been central to shaping maternal care in Mexico. At Casa Materna, midwives work alongside nurses and doctors, combining traditional and modern forms of care for women at all stages of pregnancy.
Petition: U.S. Must Support Patent Waiver for COVID-19 Vaccines
During the WTO meeting on May 5, Pres. Joseph R. Biden must support the TRIPS waiver to release patent protections that prevent the global mass production of COVID-19 vaccines.
Research: In Rural Mexico, Building Trust Is Key To COVID-19 Response
In Chiapas, contact tracing is challenging—but not impossible. New research in The Lancet Global Health details PIH's COVID-19 response in rural Mexico.
Op-Ed: Racial Justice Requires an Equitable COVID-19 Response
Racial justice in our response to COVID-19 demands that we acknowledge that current inequalities are based on a racist system. We must work together with people who suffer racial oppression to materially resource our response.
Vaccine Eligibility Does Not Guarantee Access
Every adult in the United States is now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines -- a critical milestone. As the nation races against a fourth wave of the virus and increasing spread of variants, vaccinating the entire population is as urgent as ever. But eligibility alone does not guarantee access.
Alleviating Stress in a Contact Tracing Workforce
Wellness & Peer Support program helps employees manage rising anxiety, emotional toll of pandemic
PIH Breaks Ground on Maternal Center of Excellence in Sierra Leone
The Maternal Center of Excellence in Sierra Leone has a significance that's bigger than a building. With its groundbreaking, more women and children will receive quality care in coming years, and an increasing number of clinicians will access specialized training to better care for patients.