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One Patient Becomes Many: Expanding HIV/TB Care in Sierra Leone

PIH’s care for Hassan, an MDR-TB patient, creates a national impact Posted on July 23, 2021 From the time he was admitted to Lakka Government Hospital, Sierra Leone’s only dedicated tuberculosis facility, staff knew that 18-year-old Hassan* was special. “He’s a very brilliant boy,” said Armah Quist, program officer at the Partners

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PIH In Peru: 25 Years of Growth, Transformation

Socios En Salud celebrates quarter century of lifesaving care, systemic change Posted on Jul 6, 2021 A quarter of a century ago, in the hillside communities of Carabayllo, Partners In Health dared to pursue a simple yet radical idea: no patient should die because a disease was considered “too expensive”

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Third Wave of COVID-19 Impacts Countries Around the Globe

Highly contagious variants continue to spread, with limited global access to vaccines Posted on Jul 4, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over yet.  Although some businesses have re-opened and restrictions have loosened in Canada, the United States, and Europe, a third wave of COVID-19 infections is affecting countries around the

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PHOTOS: A Rural Health Center In Sierra Leone, Renewed

Comprehensive investments from PIH mean higher-quality care for rural patients Posted on July 2, 2021 This April, Elizabeth Momoh delivered her fifth child at Sewafe Community Health Center in Kono District, Sierra Leone. “Ah so gladi,” she said in Krio, during her last prenatal appointment before her due date. “I’m

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Voices of Haiti

What was it like to survive the most devastating earthquake in modern history? In this series, Partners In Health doctors, nurses, and staff—all Haitians—share stories about their most salient memories from the January 2010 earthquake. Some discuss the first moments and days after the disaster, while others reflect on the

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Transgender Nurse Forging New Path with PIH in Mexico

Alondra Esquinca reflects on her life, career, and transphobia in her home country Posted on Jun 30, 2021 At 27 years old, Alondra Esquinca is head nurse at the Center for Respiratory Diseases in Chiapas, Mexico, where Partners In Health is known as Compañeros En Salud. Esquinca has helped lead the COVID-19 response

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