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UGHE Graduation: Scholar Gloria Igihozo Reflects on Activism, Equity

At the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), a Partners In Health initiative in northern Rwanda, the graduating class of master’s students have had a memorable year. Despite a time of global uncertainty, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented new learning opportunities through UGHE’s quality online teaching, offered a new dimension to health curricula, and

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COVID-19 Observation Center Ensuring Safety, Reducing Stigma in Liberia

Robert-Lee Dahn’s successful stay in a precautionary observation center for COVID-19 in Maryland County, Liberia, has enabled him to safely reunite with his family, rejoin his community, and improve local perceptions about quarantining during the pandemic. Dahn, 43, is a regular volunteer in the non-communicable disease clinic at J.J. Dossen

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View of the improve blood bank at Koidu Government Hospital

The Rise of a Lifesaving Blood Bank in Sierra Leone

“Limitless,” said Nurse-Midwife Isata Dumbuya, describing the access she had to blood as a clinician working for the United Kingdom’s National Health Service. “As many units as you needed would be available at the drop of a hat. “It’s a real life-changer in the maternity unit,” she continued. “When a

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Community health worker supervisor Dyson Francis Seven, left, sits with Nelesi Phirimoni, her sister Agness Dyson and Nelesi's son Charles Phirimoni, during a visit to the family's home in Kalimezako Village in Malawi. PIH continues to accompany the family by providing social support.

Need To Know: Social Support

Partners In Health staff often talk about the five “S’s” essential to quality health care: staff, stuff, space, systems, and social support. Each piece is equally important in building a strong public health system and in caring for patients—not just their current illness or chronic condition, but their ability to

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