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UGHE Student Mothers Balancing Studies and Family, Amid COVID

Balancing full-time academics and raising a family is hard enough. Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, student mothers at the University of Global Health Equity, a Partners In Health initiative in northern Rwanda, are facing additional pressures and difficult decisions felt by families everywhere: How to continue studies while also supporting children and spouses who live far

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New Mom Holding Baby Daughter Close After Early Birth in Liberia

As Liberians celebrate Mother’s Day throughout May, on different dates according to different religious leaders and churches, one new mother in particular is thankful for her first child and newfound joy. Because for Jacqueline Bedell, 23, motherhood did not come easy. Bedell was six months pregnant when she visited Pleebo

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Dr. Paul Farmer on CBC Ideas

PIH co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer recently spoke with Nahlah Ayed on CBC Ideas, sharing his story, and that of the founding of Partners In Health in Haiti over 30 years ago. Dr. Farmer offers his perspectives on global health, the damage done by policies “socialized for scarcity on behalf of

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PIH Breaks Ground on New ER Facility at Liberia Health Center

Construction has begun on a new emergency care facility that will dramatically improve care and services at Pleebo Health Center in Liberia—so much so, Joseph Lusaka said, that it will feel like a long-held, angry stare finally is looking elsewhere. “We are committed to giving patients the health care they need

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Need to Know: WASH

The world is seeing now more than ever, how washing hands with soap and water has become one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of infections leading to illness. However, in lower-income countries, access to clean water is a luxury that most cannot afford. This is an

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