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Haiti: Training a New Generation of Family Physicians

When it launched in 2011, the St. Marc family medicine residency was PIH’s first formal training program for medical specialists in Haiti, made possible through a partnership with sister organization Zanmi Lasante, Haiti’s national medical school, and the Ministry of Health. The first six residents finished their three-year program in December; and five are now working part- or full-time as attending physicians or mentors for residents within the PIH/ZL network. Another 16 family medicine residents are now training at St. Marc's Hôpital St. Nicolas. Read More ▸

Haiti: Mosaics to Bring Inspiration, Hope to Rehab Patients

Mosaic artist Laurel True, members of the Mirebalais Mosaic Collective, and University Hospital staff and patients collaborated to design, create, and install mosaics throughout the new Center of Excellence in Rehab and Education in Mirebalais, Haiti.The project was made possible through a successful Kickstarter campaign. Read More ▸

Dying of Tuberculosis in the 21st Century

Ebola is the tip of a global health crisis: a crisis in our collective ability to deliver the essentials of modern medicine to those who need help the most. Few diseases illustrate the ongoing nature of this crisis better than tuberculosis, a highly transmissible airborne infection that kills more than 1.5 million people every year. Read More ▸

Haiti’s University Hospital Celebrates Second Anniversary

Now celebrating its two-year anniversary, University Hospital in Mirebalais is a boon for the region and the country following the January 12, 2010 earthquake. Read More ▸

Cholera Vaccine Succeeds in Haiti

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Haiti: Radiology Improves Hospital Care

At University Hospital, coordination among staff members on the ground in Haiti, Partners In Health in Boston, and U.S.-based doctors keeps the radiology department running smoothly. Read More ▸

World Cancer Day: Oncology Services in Haiti

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Dr. Paul Farmer: Who Lives and Who Dies

Dr. Paul Farmer writes on the inequities of healthcare funding in "Who Lives and Who Dies," published February 5, 2015, in the London Review of Books. Read More ▸

Haiti’s Next Generation of Doctors Reflect

Two medical residents reflect on Haiti five years after the earthquake. Read More ▸

Haiti: Rehab Helps Patients Regain Independence

Partners In Health's rehab program at University Hospital in Haiti has expanded since the 2010 earthquake, helping hundreds of people with physical disabilities and other diagnoses. Read More ▸

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