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.
Gloria Igihozo was this year's recipient of a UGHE scholarship for students who demonstrated a clear commitment to advancing the status of women and serving the most vulnerable.
One Health Scholarship recipient Lisa Berwa will be one of 28 students to graduate Sunday from the northern Rwanda university. She said an integrated approach to health policies can "elevate the people you are serving."
Neno District health records from 2019 showed zero cases of sexual or gender-based violence. But no one working in health care in Neno believed that to be true.
"From Tonkolili to Tewksbury," as Dr. Joia Mukherjee said, community-based contact tracing has been a foundation of efforts against Ebola and COVID-19.
Dr. Sheila Davis writes that this year more than ever, the spirit of Pride is “fundamentally intersectional” with the fight for racial justice.
While PIH remembers and celebrates the freeing of the last slaves in the United States, we reflect on the continuing struggle for equal civil rights and learn from Black activists and organizations at the forefront of the movement for racial justice.
The recent social work grad talks about her role fighting COVID-19 and what the pandemic is revealing about gaps in social support.
In Kono, Sierra Leone, a low-stocked, unreliably cold refrigerator used to serve as the Koidu Government Hospital blood bank. Thanks to investments from PIH, the blood bank is now a thriving department, transforming care for pregnant women and patients throughout the hospital.