In honor of Black History Month, PIH-US is uplifting the work our Black colleagues are doing across the country.
Highlights from our work strengthening community health systems to ensure equity for all.
From shaping policy at state and federal levels to championing the community health workforce, we reflect on advocacy wins from the year.
In the U.S., community health workers accompany individuals on their health care journey, advocate for their community’s health needs, and match individuals to essential social support, all of which are integral activities to ensure the right to health for everyone.
In a new white paper, PIH-US provides recommendations for state policy makers for creating long-term funding for community health workers.
Community health workers from across North Carolina gathered in Raleigh for an Advocacy Day, aiming to educate representatives and safeguard vital services
PIH-supported Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act calls for historic investments to end racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health outcomes
The U.S. Public Health Emergency declaration for COVID-19 lifted last week, as did Title 42, an order used to prevent migrants from seeking asylum. PIH urges legislators to respect the rights of migrants and not support new racist and xenophobic bills that would make asylum difficult for families and children.
PIH-US convenes partner organizations in an advocacy day on Capitol Hill to educate members of Congress and their staff about the critical role of community health workers and promotoras in the U.S.
Manny Montano discusses responding to COVID-19 and leading by example.
A team of 12 community health workers in New Bedford, Mass., showed up at fisheries and markets, shopping areas and public spaces to conduct community health surveys and assess gaps in health care access among residents of Guatemalan descent.
PIH-US endorses policy statement recognizing community health workers as solution for addressing structural racism and violence prevention.
Our top blog stories, social posts, and videos covered the legacy of Dr. Paul Farmer, emergency response, and more
In November, PIH-US was invited to represent the Chicagoland Vaccine Partnership at the White House’s Summit on COVID-19 Equity and What Works Showcase.
Yesenia Cuello is the executive director of NC Field, a community-based organization that supports North Carolina’s farmworker community and a partner to PIH-US, the U.S. arm of Partners In Health focused on accompanying local leaders to build strong, community-led health systems.
The Inflation Reduction Act includes key provisions that will make health care more affordable in the United States, which PIH applauds and has advocated strongly for over the past year.
In the absence of a cohesive and comprehensive federal plan, local health departments, community-based organizations, and others across the country are stepping up to assume the responsibility of accompanying their communities through this new phase of COVID-19, just as they have throughout the entire pandemic.
From food boxes to COVID-19 test kits, libraries provide health services to the community.
Leveraging granular data to improve COVID-19 vaccination coverage in Pima County, Arizona.
PIH helps bolster equity-centered public health systems by supporting community health workers, from those who revolutionized care for HIV/AIDS and TB patients in Haiti to those providing social support across the United States.
Please send donations to: Partners In Health, PO Box 996, Frederick, MD 21705-9942