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In Sierra Leone, 13-Year-Old Girl Recovers from TB Meningitis

PIH connects patient with treatment, care, and accompaniment over a months-long journey  Posted on Oct 12, 2021 The headaches began in July 2019—but up until then, 15-year-old Emma* Gbonbor was living a healthy, happy life at home in Kono District, Sierra Leone.  She and her twin sister, Kadie*, are the second youngest of seven siblings. Entering her second year of high school, Emma chose math Read more…

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…