R&I: Study Highlights Community Health Representatives’ Impact on Diabetes in Navajo Nation

Posted on Nov 13, 2020

For years, Partners In Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE) have worked to strengthen Navajo Nation’s Community Health Representative Program. Now, a study confirms that the program has improved patients' health and lowered their risks for diabetes complications.

Finding the Way Back Home, One Conversation at a Time

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

People struggling with mental health conditions who have stopped receiving treatment or taking medication—and as a result have seen their conditions worsen and may be homeless—are sometimes called “lost” patients.

In Maryland County, Liberia, Helena Wesley has made it her mission to find them.

PIH to Support COVID-19 Response Across U.S.

Posted on May 13, 2020

PIH launched a new initiative, the U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit, to provide open access to learning resources and technical advice for states and municipalities struggling to conduct contact tracing for COVID-19.

Meet the Mental Health Warriors of Sierra Leone

Posted on May 1, 2020

PIH formally established mental health care programs in Kono, Sierra Leone, last year. Alongside the longtime need for mental health services here, personal experience drives the work of each PIH mental health care provider. Meet some of the team, and learn about the inspiration behind their efforts to make mental health care a human right.

Facing COVID-19, Preparedness is Key in Sierra Leone

Posted on Apr 17, 2020

Sierra Leone is still in the earlier stages of the global COVID-19 pandemic, though case numbers continue to rise. PIH and the government's goal has shifted from preventing the virus’ introduction to preventing a serious outbreak, while providing care for all patients, coronavirus or otherwise.

Global Coronavirus Response

Posted on Mar 13, 2020

PIH presents four key objectives staff and clinicians will follow in tackling the spread of COVID-19, in partnership with countries' ministries of health.