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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 ▸

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 ▸

PBS Features Partners In Health as an ‘Agent for Change’ in Rwanda

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Dr. Fidel Rubagumya Reflects on Cancer in Rwanda

A recent editorial from Dr. Fidel Rubagumya takes a look at the burden of cancer in Rwanda. Read More ▸

Paul Farmer: To Fight Hepatitis C, Look to HIV

In a Washington Post op-ed, Dr. Paul Farmer advocates for access to hepatitis C drugs. Read More ▸

Ophelia Dahl: Progress in Rural Rwanda

‘80x40x20’: A New Approach to NCDs and Injuries for the World’s Poor

The poorest billion people suffered approximately 800,000 excess deaths in 2010 from noncommunicable diseases and injuries in those younger than 40. A new article in The Lancet lays out a plan to dramatically reduce that number. Read More ▸

Dr. Paul Farmer: Bridging the ‘Know-Do’ Gap

In the prestigious Shattuck Lecture, Paul Farmer describes lessons learned from treating HIV and tuberculosis. 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 ▸

Rwanda: Butaro Ambulatory Cancer Center Opens

PIH and the Rwandan Ministry of Health Celebrate the Opening of the Butaro Ambulatory Cancer Center. Read More ▸


“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