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In Rwanda, Mother Gives Birth to Twins, Four Days Apart 

PIH staff conduct delayed interval delivery, rare and complicated procedure Posted on May 9, 2022 Alice Ukwitegetse, 20, was excited to become a mother of twins; she had already thought of names for her babies, who were due in late 2020. The only concern in the expectant mother’s mind was

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PIH Fellowship Cultivates Nurses As Leaders

Alumni reflect on Global Nurse Executive Fellowship Posted on May 9, 2022 Growing up in rural Rwanda, Florence Musabyemariya used to get sick as a child and “really feared infection.” It was always nurses, she says, who calmed her and helped her feel safe to continue her treatments and check-ups,

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Providing Dignified Care For Mothers In Rural Mexico

PIH-Supported Birthing Center In Chiapas Continues To Save Lives Posted on May 9, 2022 Yareth Macías, 30, is originally from Jaltenango, a rural city in the Sierra Madre region of Chiapas, Mexico, but has lived in Lima, Peru for the past year with her husband. In early 2021, she found

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In Rural Sierra Leone, Quality Care Closer to Home

PIH expands support to remote community health centers Posted on May 9, 2022 After centuries of extraction by foreign powers, Sierra Leone remains resource-rich but cash-poor, with little to spend on its population’s health. This injustice takes an extreme, visceral form in Kono District, where West Africa’s largest diamond mine

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Opening 15 Oxygen Centers in Peru Amid COVID-19

Centers will tackle the oxygen gap Posted on May 9, 2022 As COVID-19 cases surged across Peru in early 2021, many people had no choice but to stand in line for hours on the streets of Lima, even as they or their loved ones struggled to breathe. They weren’t lining up for

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Research: In Rwanda, Cancer Care Continued Amid COVID-19

New research highlights innovation, and partnership to ensure chronic care Posted on May 9, 2022 Just days after the first COVID-19 case was detected in Rwanda, the government suspended all international commercial flights and instituted a national lockdown. At Inshuti Mu Buzima, as Partners In Health is known locally, staff

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