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PIH Medical Director Joia Mukherjee’s testimony on XDR-TB to the U.S. House

PIH Medical Director Joia Mukherjee’s testimony on XDR-TB to the U.S. House

Dr. Joia Mukherjee discusses the urgency of treating the widespread MDR-TB epidemic.
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PIH model for accompaniment informs global response to shortage of health workers

PIH model for accompaniment informs global response to shortage of health workers

For years, Partners In Health has advocated for accompaniment – medical, social and economic support provided by paid community health workers – as the key to delivering quality health care in poor communities.
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PIH Russia project earns top grades and financial support for work on MDR-TB

PIH Russia project earns top grades and financial support for work on MDR-TB

PIH's project in Russia has recently received visits and expressions of renewed support and funding for its work with MDR-TB from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, the Eli Lilly and Co. Foundation and Bill Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Socios En Salud steps up training and advocacy in the fight against MDR-TB

Socios En Salud steps up training and advocacy in the fight against MDR-TB

Socios En Salud, long recognized as a leader for innovating community-based treatment for MDR-TB and for training other health professionals how to do it, has redoubled training activities, sending teams to Haiti and Africa and hosting nurses from Latin America.
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PIH receives $3 million grant to develop model for treating XDR-TB and HIV

PIH receives $3 million grant to develop model for treating XDR-TB and HIV

With help from a $3 million grant from the Open Society Institute, PIH is taking on an epidemic that has been widely described as "incurable" and that threatens to reverse recent progress in combatting HIV/AIDS – extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis or XDR-TB.
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Google funds students to write code for PIH’s medical record system

Google funds students to write code for PIH’s medical record system

This summer, students around the world have the opportunity to participate in an exciting collaboration between OpenMRS and Google, Inc., to help develop an open-source medical record system that improves the care of patients with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. More than 100 students applied for up to 10 positions working with PIH by the March 24 deadline.
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ACTION ALERT – PIH calls for U.S. funding to train and retain health care workers in Africa

ACTION ALERT – PIH calls for U.S. funding to train and retain health care workers in Africa

Partners In Health has been hard at work with colleagues at other organizations and in Congress to get a piece of legislation introduced that addresses the catastrophic shortage of health care workers in Africa. Now the drafting is over, the bill has been filed, and it is time to pitch in to get it passed.
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“One day, one party, one cause” – Stanford Dance Marathon raises $150,000 for PIH

“One day, one party, one cause” – Stanford Dance Marathon raises $150,000 for PIH

They could have danced all night. And they did. More than 900 students at Stanford University joined together in early February to stage a 24-hour dance marathon that raised more than $150,000 for Partners In Health.
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IHSJ takes on hunger and health

IHSJ takes on hunger and health

The Institute for Health and Social Justice (IHSJ) – PIH's research, education and advocacy arm – has launched a campaign to galvanize knowledge, awareness, and action to combat pandemic coinfections of hunger, malnutrition and disease. The campaign kicked off with a seminar series in Boston, starting on Thursday, March 8, with world renowned expert Dr. Nevin Scrimshaw.
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Arcade Fire sparks support for PIH

Arcade Fire sparks support for PIH

The Arcade Fire is making a name for itself, not only as one of Canada’s hottest bands but as advocates and fundraisers for global health equity. The Montreal-based band has pledged to donate $1, £1 or €1 of every ticket sold on their upcoming tour of Europe and North America to Partners In Health.
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More mountains beyond – scaling new heights in Lesotho

More mountains beyond – scaling new heights in Lesotho

PIH Lesotho's accomplishments in 2006 exceed all expectations.
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PIH looks back on 2006 – another year of rapid growth and major gains

PIH looks back on 2006 – another year of rapid growth and major gains

For PIH and our partner organizations, 2006 was a year of daunting challenges and striking achievements. For the second consecutive year, we launched a new project, this time in Lesotho. We also strengthened and expanded our operations in countries where we have been working for many years. We constructed and inaugurated new facilities in Peru, Haiti and Rwanda. We substantially increased the numbers of patients we serve and initiated major new programs to serve them better.
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Lesotho update, January 2007

Lesotho update, January 2007

After starting to work in Lesotho in June, PIH moved rapidly to implement key components of our model of comprehensive community-based care. We trained dozens of community health workers, scaled up testing and treatment for HIV, provided food to patients and families suffering from hunger and malnutrition and worked to reinforce the public health sector.
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Chiapas update, January 2007

Chiapas update, January 2007

Recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Stan and continuing empowerment of community health promoters were the main themes of 2006 at EAPSEC (Equipo de Apoyo en Salud y Educación Comunitaria), a PIH-supported project in Chiapas, Mexico.
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PACT update, January 2007

PACT update, January 2007

During 2006, the PACT project scaled up enrollment in HIV care, significantly expanded its outreach in the Boston area and established collaborative relationships that could lead to replication of the PACT model in several other communities around the United States.
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Russia update, January 2007

Russia update, January 2007

PIH Russia reached major milestones in 2006, both in a training program aimed at improving care for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) throughout the Russian Federation and in strengthening delivery of treatment to patients in Tomsk Oblast, Siberia.
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Inshuti Mu Buzima update, January 2007

Inshuti Mu Buzima update, January 2007

During our second year in Rwanda, PIH and our Rwandan partner organization Inshuti Mu Buzima (IMB) continued to renovate and expand our clinical facilities, scaled up our comprehensive HIV care program dramatically, more than doubling the number of patients on antiretroviral therapy, and expanded our support for nutrition, housing and other social and economic needs.
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Socios En Salud update, January 2007

Socios En Salud update, January 2007

Improving and expanding DOTS-Plus: Throughout 2006, SES worked with the Peruvian Ministry of Health and with local health officials to expand treatment for MDR-TB patients both within and beyond Lima.
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Zanmi Lasante update, January 2007

Zanmi Lasante update, January 2007

Zanmi Lasante continued to deepen and broaden its services to the poor of Haiti in 2006, inaugurating new facilities, programs and partnerships. Even as Zanmi Lasante mourned the tragic death of Jean Gabriel fils, who had led and inspired construction of dozens of new homes and other activities of the Program on Social and Economic Rights (POSER), ZL staff found new resolve to carry on his commitment to social justice.
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Treating hunger in Haiti with food

Treating hunger in Haiti with food

Thanks to the dedicated efforts of Zanmi Lasante’s child nutrition program, more than 17,000 children at 28 schools in central Haiti receive piping hot lunches every day—free of charge. "Since we began giving daily meals, my students hardly ever miss a day and their academic performance has improved dramatically," one teacher says.
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