Posted on August 28, 2011

"I was very sick and everyone thought I was going to die," says Francine Tuyishime, a  cancer patient from a rural and impoverished village in Rwanda. The 15-year-old had traversed the country looking for a cure for the enormous tumor protruding from her cheek before arriving at Rwinkwavu Hospital, a facility operated by PIH in partnership with the Rwandan Ministry of Health.