Clinicians at PIH-supported Butaro District Hospital provided access to vital radiotherapy at a time when none was available in the country.
Partners In Health supported the care of more than 4,000 cancer patients in 2019, through programs in many of the 11 countries where we work. Here's a look at the services and support offered by three of those programs, in Malawi, Mexico, and the Navajo Nation.
In recognition of World Cancer Day on Feb. 4, Dr. Cyprien Shyirambere talked about what's new at Butaro District Hospital's Cancer Center of Excellence, and how global action is needed to truly achieve universal coverage.
In a Q and A for World Cancer Day, Feb. 4, Prof. Abebe Bekele describes how the University of Global Health Equity in northern Rwanda provides cancer education that includes prevention measures and social determinants, as well as diagnosis and treatment.
Cancer care is largely unavailable in Sierra Leone. But at PIH-supported Koidu Government Hospital, Margaret was an exceptional case—one who helped set in motion a slow, steady expansion of the hospital's oncology services.
One of the major developments following the earthquake on January 12, 2010, was PIH's decision to build University Hospital in Mirebalais, a hub for high-quality care and medical residency programs in the Central Plateau.
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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.