Merging Local Birth Practice, Modern Medicine in Sierra Leone

To bridge the gap between tradition and a formal health care setting, PIH Strategist Dr. Bailor Barrie pioneered the employment of traditional birth attendants in contrast to the opinions of numerous institutions.

Students in Sierra Leone Share Stories as School Year Begins

As children and young adults all around the world know, summer goes by fast, and many of those students now are beginning the new school year. But for students served by Partners In Health, challenges far greater than final exams could have stood in their way.

Liberia’s Only Surgeon Describes Lifesaving Role(s)

Dr. Gerald Ekwen sat down recently to talk about surgery in a rural setting, a daily routine that often extends late into the night, and how he couldn’t find Partners In Health-supported J.J. Dossen Hospital’s operating room during an eventful first day on the job.

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