Partners In Health is working to reduce maternal mortality — still very high, but improving — in a Sierra Leone hospital through renovations, training programs, and a new Maternal Center of Excellence.
A small team of health workers from Socios En Salud (Partners in Health in Peru) braved the sweltering Amazon rainforest for 10 days to deliver lifesaving TB testing and care to isolated indigenous communities in Peru’s Loreto region.
Partners In Health is transforming multidrug-resistant tuberculosis care in Sierra Leone through their support of Lakka Government Hospital, leading to greatly improved treatment outcomes. However, challenges remain in expanding access to diagnosis and care across the country.
On November 19th, 2023, friends, colleagues, and family of the late Dr. Paul Farmer, a pioneer in global health equity and social medicine, gathered at Harvard Medical School to reflect on his life’s work and lasting impact.