PIH’s Response to Cholera in Haiti

Posted on Aug 25, 2016

Last week, the U.N. acknowledged its role in the 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti. They plan to present a response plan in two months—but people are dying now. You can help.

HUM Clinician Reflects on Earthquake Response, Patient Care in Haiti

Posted on Oct 7, 2021

Following the devastating earthquake on Aug. 14,  Zanmi Lasante, as Partners In Health is known locally, sent a medical team to affected areas in southern Haiti to strengthen the support for survivors. Meanwhile, at Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais—about 150 miles from the epicenter of the quake—clinicians simultaneously prepared to treat patients.

Q&A: Neurology Fellowship in Haiti, Now Led by First-Ever Graduate, Continues to Evolve

Posted on Sep 15, 2021

When Dr. Aaron Berkowitz read Mountains Beyond Mountains during medical school, he quickly became interested in Partners In Health (PIH). But he wasn’t quite sure how a neurologist could get involved in global public health. So he reached out to PIH leaders, including Drs. Kerling Israel and Michelle Morse.

Emergency Medicine Graduate Among First Responders to Haiti Earthquake

Posted on Aug 31, 2021

Immediately after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, Dr. Dyemy Dumerjuste and his colleagues quickly assessed the situation from Port-au-Prince. And shortly after, he was on a helicopter, as part of the first team to evacuate survivors from the Nippes department, a devastated region in the South near the epicenter of the Aug. 14 earthquake. 

Emergency Care Key to Earthquake Response in Haiti

Posted on Aug 21, 2021

PIH's director of emergency and critical care discusses clinicians’ primary concerns following an earthquake, how they rapidly respond, and why such tragedies also can have a lasting impact on the lives of those not immediately injured.