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Haiti Continues to Battle Cholera Outbreak

Haiti is still grappling with a pernicious cholera epidemic nearly five years after the disease's first appearance in the country. Beyond Port-au-Prince and its suburbs, the Artibonite and Centre regions—the hub of operations for Zanmi Lasante, Partners In Health’s sister organization in Haiti—have been among the hardest hit, especially the communities of St. Marc, Mirebalais, Hinche, and Lascahobas. So far, PIH/ZL staff are seeing two or three times as many patients in 2015 as they did over the same period last year. Read More ▸

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 ▸

World AIDS Day: Lessons from HIV

In the 2013 Shattuck Lecture, Partners In Health co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer argues that the true barrier to HIV treatment for poor people was a lack of funding, not the difficulty of delivering treatment. We look back at the HIV Equity Initiative in Haiti, which provided evidence for a model to make HIV treatment available to millions of people worldwide. Read More ▸

Haitian Prime Minister Meets with PIH, Harvard

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe visits Boston to discuss education and health plans with Dr. Paul Farmer and other experts. Read More ▸

Mobile Clinics Bring Care to the Mountains of Haiti

Doctors and nurses travel to remote outposts to bring care to patients. Read More ▸

PIH Co-Founders Release New Book on Global Health

New textbook, co-edited by Dr. Paul Farmer, draws on case studies to illustrate an interdisciplinary approach to fulfilling the right to health. Read More ▸

Paul Farmer on WGBH’s “Innovation Hub”

Paul Farmer discusses “To Repair The World” with Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose, May 15: Dr. Paul Farmer discusses his book "To Repair The World" about the challenges of global poverty and human rights.

The HIV Equity Initiative: Fighting the Status Quo to Bring Treatment to the Poor

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Celebrates Hospital Construction

Crowds gathered for Partners In Health co-founder and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s visit. Read More ▸

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“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that's wrong with the world.”

—Dr. Paul Farmer
Chief Strategist & Co-founder