World Diabetes Day Highlights Impacts of PIH Nurses

Posted on Nov 13, 2020

Gedeon Ngoga said several global factors—the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report on health inequities, and World Diabetes Day, which is Saturday—all have a common thread: the importance of nurses.

Innovation: Marking 10 Years of Mental Health Care in Haiti

Posted on Oct 9, 2020

Tatiana Therosme gathered herself for a moment before talking about a young woman, born with HIV, who battled severe depression for years because of stigmatization and mistreatment resulting from people’s perceptions of her diagnosis. The young woman's mental health care is a testament to a system that has grown to serve thousands.

The Rise of a Lifesaving Blood Bank in Sierra Leone

Posted on Jun 11, 2020

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.

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.

Need to Know: WASH

Posted on Apr 21, 2020

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.

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.