COVID-19 RESPONSE: Please help us act quickly to enable safe testing, provide high quality care, perform critical contact tracing, and support our public sector government partners in a time of urgent need.
This fight will be long, but PIH has a plan.
PIH is mobilizing to support some of the most at-risk people around the world to:
- contain and control the spread of the virus,
- ensure that patients are provided with dignified care, and
- demonstrate to the world what aggressive action in vulnerable settings can achieve.
Read more about our response.
Patient Regains Hope After Tuberculosis Treatment in Liberia
PIH patient receives comprehensive tuberculosis care, treatment Posted on March 24, 2023 Viola Wleh thought she had a common cold, but her diagnosis was more serious: multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). The infectious disease can be deadly—especially the drug-resistant type—so patients should receive care immediately. Unfortunately, there was no treatment for MDR-TB
A TB Patient in Kazakhstan Heals Through Support, Treatment
A crushing diagnosis provided “an opportunity to change” Posted on March 24, 2023 Maya* vividly remembers the day she received her diagnosis. As a 21-year-old college student in Astana, Kazakhstan, she’d been running persistent fevers and waking up drenched in sweat. Her mother insisted she get checked out. As they
Tracking Tuberculosis Through the Pandemic and Beyond
PIH infectious disease doctor looks at TB’s toll on global health, offers solutions Posted on March 24, 2023 Globally, tuberculosis [TB] cases and deaths spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic as health systems and medical workers diverted their attention to cope with unprecedented demand for care and treatment for the rapidly