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COVID Pandemic Devastating to Global TB Care, But Could Bring Positive Change

PIH doctor reflects on challenges, setbacks, and silver linings for health systems Posted on April 5, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted care and services for people living with tuberculosis—until recently the world’s deadliest infectious disease—draining or diverting resources and potentially costing hundreds of thousands of lives that could have Read more…

Botšabelo Hospital Leading Lesotho’s Care and Support for TB and COVID-19

Fighting two of the world’s deadliest diseases, PIH Lesotho’s Maseru facility is boosting vital infrastructure and conducting outreach across the country Posted April 3, 2021 Partners In Health and Lesotho’s Ministry of Health marked World TB Day with two distinct actions: conducting community tuberculosis screenings in rugged Buta-Buthe District, one of the Read more…

Local Health Systems Key to Responding to Global COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Insights from PIH’s Lesotho, Mexico and United States teams This essay was written by Partners In Health staff directly responding to the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. Dr. Daniel Bernal is tuberculosis project coordinator at Compañeros En Salud, as PIH is known in Mexico; Dr. Melino Ndayizigiye is executive director of Bo-mphato Litsebeletsong Tsa Bophelo, Read more…

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