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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…

Community health worker supervisor Dyson Francis Seven, left, sits with Nelesi Phirimoni, her sister Agness Dyson and Nelesi's son Charles Phirimoni, during a visit to the family's home in Kalimezako Village in Malawi. PIH continues to accompany the family by providing social support.

Need To Know: Social Support

Partners In Health staff often talk about the five “S’s” essential to quality health care: staff, stuff, space, systems, and social support. Each piece is equally important in building a strong public health system and in caring for patients—not just their current illness or chronic condition, but their ability to Read more…