Gloria Igihozo was this year's recipient of a UGHE scholarship for students who demonstrated a clear commitment to advancing the status of women and serving the most vulnerable.
One Health Scholarship recipient Lisa Berwa will be one of 28 students to graduate Sunday from the northern Rwanda university. She said an integrated approach to health policies can "elevate the people you are serving."
PIH is collaborating with the Florida Department of Public Health in Collier County and community organizations to establish a community health worker program. These Immokalee residents will be health promoters, spreading vital health information and powering the fight against COVID-19.
Robert-Lee Dahn’s successful quarantine at a new PIH-supported facility enabled him to safely reunite with his family and rejoin his community.
Grounded in the principle that health care is a human right, PIH and its Community Tracing Collaborative (CTC) partners accompany immigrants as they navigate the daily realities of a pandemic that discriminates as much as it devastates.
PIH’s systems strengthening over the years has paved the way for a quick and comprehensive response to COVID-19 in Peru, even as the country scrambles for resources to stave off a stubborn pandemic and an alarming surge of cases.
PIH joins other public and human rights groups in opposing the decision by the current administration to withdraw from WHO and calls on Congress to continue appropriations to support the global body.
"From Tonkolili to Tewksbury," as Dr. Joia Mukherjee said, community-based contact tracing has been a foundation of efforts against Ebola and COVID-19.
The PIH-supported hospital survey identifies resource gaps and helps Malawi plan for immediate and long-term capacity improvements.
Contact tracing is a vital way to stop the spread of deadly infectious diseases, from Ebola to COVID-19, and is explained in this animated video.