HIV/AIDS

HIV is overwhelmingly a plague of the poor in the global south. When PIH launched the HIV Equity Initiative in rural Haiti in 2000, it was one of the first programs in the world to provide free, comprehensive HIV treatment and prevention services to the destitute sick.

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To commemorate World AIDS Day, a man living with HIV discusses staying healthy with the help of PIH’s PACT program.

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Bringing care to thousands of Massachusetts’s poorest and sickest patients.

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Patient meetings help foster a supportive community for people living with HIV/AIDS in rural Malawi.

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From “waitress” to waitress

APZU provides Malawi sex workers with alternative employment opportunities, education, and health care

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Many people in rural Malawi don't believe that they could be HIV positive, or are too scared to get tested. Samson Njolomole is trying to change this.

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Almost three decades after the emerging AIDS pandemic became widely recognized, staff and community members at Partners In Health sites around the world celebrated the achievements they and others have made in combating the spread and deadliness of the disease.

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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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Founded in 2005 by student activists, FACE AIDS reaches the million dollar milestone.

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The HIV/AIDS epidemic threatens countries around the world, and currently infects about 33 million people. Although the international fight against the disease often seems difficult and endless, there are also countless victories each year. World AIDS Day on December 1 was the occasion for celebrations by PIH partner organizations around the world.

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PIH Medical Director Dr. Joia Mukherjee testifies before the House Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health in 2007 on the issue of Health Systems Strengthening and the AIDS Pandemic.

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Blog

Last Sunday, over 500 patients banded together to fight HIV/AIDS. 

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Research Articles

Publication date: 03/21/06
by Ivers LC, Mukherjee JS
AIDS 2006;20(5):779-780.

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Publication date: 10/01/05
by Arachu Castro
PLoS Medicine

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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: 11/13/04
by Fraser HSF, Jazayeri D, Nevil P, Karacaoglu Y, Farmer PE, Lyon E, Smith-Fawzi MC, Léandre F, Choi S, Mukherjee JS
British Medical Journal 2004;329(7454):1142-1146

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Publication date: 06/01/04
by Koenig SP, Léandre F, Farmer PE.
AIDS 2004;18S3:S21-S25

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Publication date: 04/28/04
by Walton DA, Farmer PE, Lambert W, Léandre F, Koenig SP, Mukherjee JS
Journal of Public Health Policy 2004;25(2):137-158

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Publication date: 01/25/04
by Gupta R, Irwin A, Raviglione MC, Kim JY
Lancet 2004;363:322-324

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Publication date: 01/01/04
by Behforouz HL, Kalmus A, Scherz CS, Kahn JS, Kadakia MB, Farmer PE
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2004;36(1):642-645

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Publication date: 01/01/04
by Behforouz HL, Farmer PE, Mukherjee JS
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2004;38(S5):S429-S436

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Publication date: 12/01/03
by Smith Fawzi MC, Lambert W, Singler JM, Koenig SP, Léandre F, Nevil P, Bertrand D, Claude MS, Bertrand J, Salazar JJ, Louissaint M, Joanis L, Farmer PE
International Journal of STD & AIDS 2003;14(12):848-853

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Manuals


Publication date: 06/01/06
by Partners In Health; Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Harvard Medical School; Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women's Hospital; François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health (2006)

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Books


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

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Publication date: 02/15/07
by Paul Farmer, Margaret Connors, Janie Simmons (editors)
Common Courage Press

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Publication date: 01/01/03
by Alexander Irwin, Joyce Millen, Dorothy Fallows
South End Press

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Newsletters


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

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Publication date: 11/11/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 07/15/09
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 01/01/04
by Partners In Health

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Publication date: 06/01/03
by Sarah Michelle Gillen
Partners In Health

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