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Study Reveals Immense PTSD Burden Among Haitian Youth

In August, Haiti’s health care system registered a major victory: the first COVID-19 patient to survive intubation and mechanical ventilation returned home to his family after 29 days at the University Hospital of Mirebalais, the state-of-the-art facility that has served as a lifeline for patients from across the country. Yet even a

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Students sit around a table in Haiti as they prepare to head back to school during COVID-19

Global Students Reflect on Upcoming School Year Amid COVID-19

No matter where you are in the world, this school year is bound to be different—COVID-19 has impacted education systems from Kazakhstan to Canada, moving some schools fully online and others to a hybrid model. And schools around the world are instructing students to wash their hands, wear a mask

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Headshot photo of Dr. Sheila Davis, CEO of Partners In Health.

Ekip Solid: A Conversation with Dr. Sheila Davis

Dr. Sheila Davis has said she never could have foreseen how her career would twist and turn, eventually leading her to where she sits as the chief executive officer of Partners In Health—a position she assumed just over one year ago. Now, Davis is in another unforeseen situation as a

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A patient with MDR-TB receives bedaquiline, one of the first new TB medicines in nearly 50 years, at the start of the endTB clinical trial in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Photo by Yekaterina Sahabutdinova / PIH)

Groundbreaking Kazakhstan TB Trial Continuing Amid COVID-19 Challenges

Despite Kazakhstan’s nationwide lockdown that began in March to contain COVID-19, Partners In Health clinicians have continued to examine and provide treatment—in person and online—for tuberculosis patients enrolled in a groundbreaking clinical trial. Clinicians have had to communicate regularly with police to cross checkpoints and have used their own vehicles

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A UN award Thursday recognized PIH's community-based COVID-19 response program in Lesotho, particularly through remote facilities including Lebakeng Health Center, shown here.

PIH-Lesotho Receives UN Award for Community-Based COVID-19 Program

Partners In Health in Lesotho received a United Nations award on Thursday, September 3rd for its community-based COVID-19 program, with special recognition of PIH’s work to reach people and families in remote, mountainous regions of the country in southern Africa. The recognition came from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),

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José Valdivia, técnico de enfermería (nursing assistant) for Socios En Salud, as Partners In Health is known in Peru, gives medicine to an endTB patient in Lima, Peru. Newly published results from endTB's observational study showed strong early success for bedaquiline and delaminid, two recently developed drugs that are providing patients with shorter, less-grueling regimens in the fight against drug-resistant tuberculosis. (Photos courtesy of endTB)

EndTB’s Strong Study Results Add to Push for Use of New Drugs

A newly published study with several Partners In Health co-authors showed strong results for using new drugs and shorter treatment regimens to fight severe tuberculosis (TB), adding to the case for faster rollout of the drugs and creating data that already has influenced World Health Organization treatment guidelines, a lead PIH researcher

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