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Research: Rwanda Cancer Referral Program Saving Patients’ Lives

Clinicians for Partners In Health in Rwanda saved more than 100 lives with a vital referral program that enabled cancer patients to access radiotherapy when none was available in the country, a study shows. The program at a PIH-supported hospital in Rwanda’s Northern Province supported patients’ care, transportation, and housing at the

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Testing for COVID-19 Along the Haiti-Dominican Republic Border

Following the first confirmed COVID-19 case on March 19, the Haitian government announced the closure of the country’s main point of entries, including ports, airports, and the border with the Dominican Republic. For more than 15 years, Zanmi Lasante (ZL)—as Partners In Health is known in Haiti—has been providing health

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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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