PHOTOS: A Rural Health Center In Sierra Leone, Renewed
Sewafe is among six local health centers to receive comprehensive support from PIH over the past year, so that it is now a bustling facility providing quality care to an increasing number of patients in rural Sierra Leone.
PIH’s Five S’s: Essential Elements for Strong Health Systems
At PIH, we believe a strong health system is built on the "5 S's:" staff, stuff, space, systems, and social support. Read more about each "S" and see examples of our work.
Transgender Nurse Forging New Path with PIH in Mexico
Alondra Esquinca, head nurse at the Center for Respiratory Diseases and the first openly transgender employee at Compañeros En Salud, reflects on her life, career, and transphobia in Mexico.
Remembering Father Fritz Lafontant, a Founding Member of PIH
PIH mourns the loss of Father Fritz Lafontant, founding member of PIH and founding director of Zanmi Lasante, PIH's sister organization in Haiti.
Innovative Strategies to Make COVID-19 Vaccinations More Accessible Across U.S.
Across the United States, public health workers and community leaders, businesses owners and President Joseph Biden are rolling out innovative strategies to reach the unvaccinated -- and nudge them to roll up their sleeves. PIH is helping them work creatively to stop the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 Survivor In Peru Recounts Fear, Support
PIH's support helped Félix Melgar survive the pandemic, chronic disease, and food and housing insecurity.
Juneteenth: What PIHers Are Reading, Watching, & Listening To
As Black communities across the U.S. observe Juneteenth and as non-Black people use the time to educate themselves on the progress still to be made toward racial justice, PIH staff have compiled a list of resources to read, watch, and listen to in honor of this holiday.
Op-Ed: Valuing nursing is about restoring justice
First-year nurse at Compañeros En Salud reflects on the complex history of nursing in Mexico and why caring—not just curing—must be valued.
Improved Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Plans in Works for Health Facilities Across Haiti
A recent assessment showed that all 15 health care centers and hospitals supported by Zanmi Lasante, PIH's sister organization in Haiti, require major improvements in water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure; renovations will begin this summer.
5 Unique Elements Driving Partners In Health's Work
PIH was founded on a simple, yet radical, idea: Health care is a human right. Find out five reasons PIH's approach is unique within the global health field.