Because of community health representatives on the Navajo Nation, patients remain connected to their clinicians and local health centers, allowing them to live better, healthier lives.
Oldine Deshommes, a social worker at University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti, talks about the barriers breast cancer patients face in accessing care, their concerns, and what she has learned from them over time.
Fabrice Irakoze, 11, has been cancer-free since PIH-supported treatment for Wilms' tumor in 2013, and is one example of PIH's vital role in rebuilding Rwanda's health system, the online news magazine said.
A recent article shows how PIH is providing low-cost, lifesaving care for children at the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence.
When Françoise Umutesi looks at her 1-year-old grandson, Blessing, she has the smile of someone who once thought she’d never have the chance to meet him.
Mondeh Mansaray, 14, now spends weekends like other teens in Kono, Sierra Leone. But the scar on his neck is a powerful reminder of the past several years, when he was fighting for his life.
This timeline traces the evolution of PIH's oncology program in Haiti, which started in the early 2000s and steadily grew over the past 20 years.
2018 graduate Dr. Grace Dugan describes her time at UGHE, treating children with leukemia at the nearby hospital, and why working in global health is "an expression of solidarity with some of the world’s most vulnerable people."
Bizinde Elyse remembers feeling shell-shocked when he was diagnosed in 2014 with a highly malignant form of muscle cancer.
NCDs such as cancer and heart disease have flown under global health's radar for far too long, particularly for the world's poorest children and young adults, Dr. Gene Bukhman of NCD Synergies and Dr. Gina Agiostratidou of the Helmsley Charitable Trust write.