PIH’s Response to Cholera in Haiti

Posted on Aug 25, 2016

Last week, the U.N. acknowledged its role in the 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti. They plan to present a response plan in two months—but people are dying now. You can help.

Cholera Outbreak Spreads Through Southern Malawi

Posted on May 19, 2022

The current outbreak, according to health leaders, is clearly the aftermath of Tropical Storm Ana and Cyclone Gombe that, earlier this year, caused torrential rain and flooding, leaving many people “no access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities and thus, at risk of widespread disease outbreaks including cholera,” the WHO reports. 

Climate Change Advocacy is Global Health Advocacy

Posted on Mar 19, 2021

Earth Day is a moment to reflect on how climate change and global health are intertwined, in that those most affected by natural disasters and disease are often marginalized communities.

A Mission to Stop Cholera in Haiti

Posted on Dec 21, 2017

Working with Haiti's Ministry of Health, PIH hopes to eliminate cholera in Mirebalais, home to nearly 100,000, through vaccinations, hygiene education, and water filtration systems.

PIH Warns Against Withdrawal of TPS for Haitians

Posted on Nov 22, 2017

PIH finds the Trump administration's decision to end temporary protected status for Haitians living in the United States inhumane, short-sighted, and disastrous for thousands of families in the U.S. and Haiti.

'Everyone in Freetown Knows Cholera': Door-to-Door With Vaccine Teams in Sierra Leone

Posted on Nov 17, 2017

The teams wound down dirt paths, high-stepped through muddy slums, and climbed stairs cemented into lush hillsides. Never mind the lack of road signs and house numbers—they knew where they were going. They lived nearby.

How di body?” one would ask a neighbor.

Body fine,” the person would reply.