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Radio: Ophelia Dahl on Health Care Prescriptions from the Developing World

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What Stood in the Way of Treatment? 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 ▸

Mobile Clinics Bring Care to the Mountains of Haiti

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

Improving HIV Care for Vulnerable Haitian Migrants

An interview with Dr. Alexandre Widner, director of PIH’s project on the border of the Dominican Republic and Haiti. 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 ▸

Strengthening Community Health in Navajo Nation

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Improving the Quality of Data Collected by CHWs in Rural Malawi

How a simple chart is improving data quality. Read More ▸

Video: A New Traditional Healer

Partners In Health Multimedia Director Bec Rollins rides along with a Navajo health worker in New Mexico.

Investigating the Root Causes of Illness

Effective care for most illnesses requires understanding the social conditions of one’s patients, writes Paul Farmer in The Upstream Doctors: Medical Innovators Track Sickness to its Source, a new TED book by Dr. Rishi Manchanda. Read More ▸

Need to Know: Malawi Household Chart

How a simple tool improves data quality in Malawi. 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