When Dr. Ursin Bayisenge realized little was known about a tropical disease afflicting Rwanda farmers, and 4 million people worldwide, he set out to learn more.
Community Health Workers
A simple measurement of the mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) is one tool PIH staff use to diagnose malnutrition.
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.
Five years ago this fall, Partners In Health began fighting the deadliest Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Despite never having battled the disease, clinicians found innovative ways to provide better, more efficient care to patients.
Five newly trained community health workers comment on why they feel fulfilled by connecting their neighbors, friends, and family to mental health care through clinics in rural Chiapas, Mexico.
An innovative homeless outreach program in Liberia helps people connect with mental health care by building trust through the provision of basic needs.
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.
For four children and young adults, PIH support in Koidu has meant not only better health, but also the ability to return to school and focus on bright futures.
Dr. Sheila Davis, who became CEO on July 1, shares how she moved from being a rural Mainer interested in nursing, to a PIH-er working at the highest levels of global health.
With better fertilizer and years of hard work, Dalitso Mkango, an HIV patient in Malawi since 2007, has created a thriving business to support herself and her three children.