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Meet Some of PIH’s Amazing Midwives

Pregnancy and childbirth are often considered major life moments to celebrate, but they pose the risks of disability or death for millions of women who lack access to basic health care in marginalized communities. Partners In Health strives to address these inequalities by working with midwives–often expectant mothers’ most trusted

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What Do You Really Know About Haiti?

What do you really know about Haiti? Challenge stereotypes about Haiti and learn about some of the historical events that have defined Haiti’s past and now weigh heavily on the country’s present circumstances. Watch the video below and then take our quiz to test your knowledge. How many answers can

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Morning shift change in the emergency department at University Hospital in Mirebalais with doctors and residents.

Graduates of Medical Residencies Bolster Haiti’s Health System

Haiti’s 2010 earthquake was devastating, killing nearly 300,000 people and injuring hundreds of thousands more. The disaster’s impact on the medical community was swift, and would be felt over the long term. The nursing school in Port-au-Prince collapsed during its afternoon session, killing every third-year nurse and instructor within. The

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Day in the Life of a Midwife in Liberia

Habibatu Alu, a 42 year-old certified midwife, has been working at Pleebo Health Center in southeastern Liberia since 2011. Scroll down for scenes from a typical day. Article originally posted on pih.org We’re driven by our unrelenting belief that every person, no matter who they are or where they’re from,

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A PIH nurse feeds a child Nourimanba at a malnutrition clinic in Haiti

Nourimanba: Lifesaving Miracle Food

In Haiti, one in five children is malnourished and faces physical and cognitive stunting. Severe malnutrition is a life-threatening condition and, when not addressed aggressively, is a leading cause of death for children under 5 in Haiti, and all around the world. To tackle this problem, staff across 12 hospitals

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