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Our mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care.
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A woman holding a sign that says 'Respect'
At its basic level, social justice is the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunities and privileges for all people, especially underserved and marginalized populations. While this is important in America, it is also a basic, crucial need for people in developing countries. In each community, the oppressed and the oppressors vary. The drive for social justice exists everywhere, but every community has its unique needs to achieve equity. Our charity partners understand the need for local change when doing social justice work on a worldwide scale. In many countries, heightened punishments and human rights violations make the stakes higher and the…

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  • Title: Women’s Health in Sierra Leone
  • Charity: Partners In Health
  • Country: Sierra Leone
  • Photo Credit: Maya Brownstein / PIH

Nurse Rebecca Tommy works in the family planning unit at Koidu Government Hospital, which in 2021 has seen a significant uptick in family planning uptake

  • Title: Two students looking at a microscope-UGHE
  • Charity: Partners In Health
  • Country: Rwanda
  • Photo Credit: PIH

The Science Laboratory on campus hosts diverse laboratory education in the basic sciences, anatomic dissection, and the clinical sciences. The laboratory is equipped for teaching practical sessions in anatomy and histology, biochemistry, microbiology, physiology, pharmacology, and pathology. In addition to a full laboratory, it has a large seminar room for pre- and post-lab activities.

  • Title: Haiti new mom
  • Charity: Partners In Health
  • Country: Haiti
  • Photo Credit: PIH

MIREBALAIS, HAITI – Rosemitha Martial, a new mom at Kay Manmito, feeds her twin girls at Kay Manmito

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Dr. Paul Farmer with UGHE students
Dr. Paul Farmer’s return to Partners In Health-supported Butaro District Hospital in December was one full of emotions as he accompanied the inaugural class of medical students from the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) on rounds through the oncology wards. “I am very emotional because I am so excited and grateful,” Farmer said. “I have been dreaming of this for 20 years right here in Rwanda. “ Farmer is a familiar face at Butaro District Hospital—a familiarity that has less to do with his leadership roles, as co-founder and chief strategist of PIH and chancellor of UGHE, and more with how, over the years, he has spent his time there interacting with patients and getting to know the staff. Most recently, Farmer came to Butaro in early December last year with Harvard professor and psychiatrist Dr. John Sharp and provided a special training for students at a patient’s bedside….