Dr. Joia Mukherjee, PIH's chief medical officer, received hearty applause following her impromptu call at the UN this week for wealthy nations to pay their fair share toward universal health coverage.
Human Rights and Justice
This timeline traces the history of Partners In Health, from its founding in rural Cange, Haiti, to its expansion to 10 countries around the world, where we fight to ensure everyone has access to high-quality care.
PIHers around the world recommend books and films that inspire them.
The Roald Dahl Story Company and PIH are partnering to present a YouTube series in which Oscar winner Taika Waititi and a host of guest stars read "James and the Giant Peach" in support of PIH's global work.
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.
Orietta Agasaro, pursuing a master's in global health delivery, feels "a deep responsibility" to advocate for equity and social justice in her home country.
WASH--water, sanitation, and hygiene--is a key part of promoting good health and preventing the spread of infection, especially during a global pandemic like COVID-19.
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.
Earth Day and COVID-19 are powerful reminders that social justice issues are interdependent and require global collaboration.
Partners In Health calls on the Department of Homeland Security to immediately stop all deportations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, including the flight scheduled to depart the United States for Haiti today.