Child Health

The needless suffering of children throughout the developing world has long been a driving force for Partners In Health. As PIH has continued to grow, so too has our commitment to children’s rights.

News

The first and only Nutritional Rehabilitation Unit in the rural Neno District treats severely malnourished children.

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Five children orphaned by HIV/AIDS and TB in Lesotho needed a mother. Lomile September answered the call.

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Protecting Africa’s children

PIH’s work with orphaned and vulnerable children in Malawi, Rwanda, and Lesotho.

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A young boy diagnosed with HIV and TB suggests possible future public health needs.

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Twins

A PIH staff member describes an event that revealed both how much she shared with her closest Malawian friend and how wide a gulf separates their experiences.

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Love walks in

With the bones of her shin protruding at a 90 degree angle, many thought the young Haitian girl would never walk again, let alone attend school. The Zanmi Lasante team thought otherwise.

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Babies born prematurely and underweight rarely survive in rural central Haiti. Could the Jolie twins beat the odds?

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A pediatrician in Haiti shares his story, and the stories of his young patients.

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The little girl's name literally meant "Help me" in Sesotho, and it was clear to Dr. Hind Satti of PIH's partner organization in Lesotho that she and her two younger sisters needed help.

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PIH's 15th annual Thomas J. White Symposium focused on the theme "Pushing boundaries: past, present, and future." The program featured a panel of HIV patients who shared their stories of being provided with life-saving antiretroviral drugs. Another panel featured activists who have used the PIH model and philosophy of social justice to create their own programs to provide healthcare to the poor and inspire the next generation of social justice activists. View these panels as well as speeches from PIH co-founders Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl.

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More CHILD HEALTH news

Blog

Testing positive for HIV was just one of 14-year-old Jean de Dieu’s worries.

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Understanding what makes Nepali mothers especially strong.

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CNN segment focuses on Butaro Hospital’s work to improve maternal health in rural Rwanda.

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A reflection from Rwanda on the first day of the country’s Genocide Memorial Week.

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A partnership to deliver food to children and pregnant women in Lesotho.

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A Right to Health Care patient starts a new life in post-earthquake Haiti.

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Chantal’s story

Helping an HIV-positive mother prevent her children from becoming infected.

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Angelique’s story

Coping with the insecurities of adolescence, compounded by being HIV-positive.

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Images of how the new dorm for abandoned and disabled children will look.

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The new Rwandan facility delivers its first baby.

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Research Articles

Publication date: 02/28/06
by Keshavjee S.
Medical Anthropology Quarterly, March 2006, Vol. 20(1): 72-93.

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Publication date: 01/01/06
by Drobac PC, Mukherjee JS, Joseph JK, Mitnick C, Furin JJ, del Castillo H, Shin SS, Becerra MC
Pediatrics. 2006;117(6):2022-2029

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Publication date: 08/15/05
by Abadía-Barrero C, Castro A
Social Science and Medicine 62:1219-1228;2006

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Publication date: 06/01/05
by Drobac PC, del Castillo H, Sweetland A, Anca G, Joseph J, Furin, Shin S
Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2005;40(11):1689-1692.

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Publication date: 07/01/03
by Mukherjee JS, Joseph JK, Rich ML, Shin SS, Furin JJ, Seung KJ, Sloutsky A, Socci AR, Vanderwarker C, Vasquez L, Palacios E, Guerra D, Virú FA, Farmer P, Del Castillo HE.
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2003;7(7):637-644.

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Manuals

Essays

Books


Publication date: 11/30/09
by Arachu Castro, Utpal Sandesara
Socios En Salud

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Newsletters


Publication date: 05/05/10
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 10/14/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 01/07/05
by Julie Mann
Partners In Health

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Publication date: 01/07/05
by Elizabeth Whelan
Partners In Health

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Publication date: 06/01/04
by Corina Tennant-Moore
Partners In Health

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