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PIH Breaks Ground on New ER Facility at Liberia Health Center

Construction has begun on a new emergency care facility that will dramatically improve care and services at Pleebo Health Center in Liberia—so much so, Joseph Lusaka said, that it will feel like a long-held, angry stare finally is looking elsewhere. “We are committed to giving patients the health care they need

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Need to Know: WASH

The world is seeing now more than ever, how washing hands with soap and water has become one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of infections leading to illness. However, in lower-income countries, access to clean water is a luxury that most cannot afford. This is an

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Facing COVID-19, Preparedness is Key in Sierra Leone

In mid-March, when Dr. Chiyembekezo Kachimanga stood in front of a hushed crowd of Partners In Health staff members and began talking about COVID-19. The disease had not yet made its way to Sierra Leone–but he knew it soon would, and time was short. “It’s a very difficult pandemic; countries

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Vital Maternal Care Continuing Amid COVID-19 Response

One thing every mother knows is that babies arrive on their own watch. Labour is unpredictable. In the best of times, labour begins when the expectant mother is mentally and physically ready to give birth, and the hospital to which she is admitted is fully staffed, stocked, and ready to

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Climate Change Advocacy is Global Health Advocacy

As we recognize Earth Day, the annual day highlighting action on climate change is shrouded in the smog of COVID-19. But that does not mean the health of our planet and the health of its people are two separate issues, or that one obscures the other. They are inextricably intertwined.

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A group of staff in personal protective gear conduct a training on how to use COVID-19 rapid diagnostic tests.

Haitian Clinicians, Staff Resilient Through Unrest, COVID-19

Anti-government protests in Haiti began in July 2018 and persist to this day. The civil unrest—which has led to violent protests, roadblocks, and fuel shortages—has negatively impacted the economy and placed undue burden on Haitians, who now face 30 percent inflation on basic goods and services. Despite the political and socio-economic

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COVID-19: Fact Vs. Fiction

There suddenly is so much information circulating about the new coronavirus that it can be hard to know what is fact or fiction.  The following is not an exhaustive list of all the myths out there, but it does set straight some of the misinformation that’s currently circulating among the public. MYTH 1: People living

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PIH Experts Address COVID-19 Questions

A panel of four Partners In Health experts responded to a wide array of audience-submitted questions about the novel coronavirus during a live webinar. PIH CEO Dr. Sheila Davis; Dr. Joia Mukherjee, chief medical officer; Daniel Orozco, director of clinical operations; and Emily Dally, director of impact, participated in the hour-long

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