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.
PIH has partnered with 31 convenience stores and trading posts on Navajo Nation to help them provide healthier options, like fresh fruit and vegetables, in the middle of a food desert.
In late September, University Hospital staff helped a mother deliver healthy babies following a harrowing journey through barricades at the height of unrest in Haiti.
PIH CEO Dr. Sheila Davis spoke recently with leaders at Zanmi Lasante, as PIH is known in Haiti, and provides the latest information about the past six weeks of unrest across the country.
The first medical class at University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda is two-thirds female. These three students defied the odds to be among those breaking down barriers in their home country.
True health care for all will require global solidarity and should not involve different sets of services for different countries, Dr. Jean Claude Mugunga writes in an op-ed this week, during the UN General Assembly.
PIH leaders discuss the importance of including the "missing billion," or people with disabilities, in conversations about universal health coverage at the U.N. General Assembly this week.
UGHE prioritized gender equity in admissions, aligning with its larger mission supporting equitable health care. Many students said experiences with poor health care inspired their applications.
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.