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Partners in Health is widely recognized as changing the potential for health for low-income people and countries throughout the world. Partners in Health’s extraordinary success comes from its philosophies regarding health and justice, which include a belief in the power and dignity of the patient; a commitment to health care as a human right; and an understanding that true health for the poor can only come through challenging the poverty which causes so much illness. The success of the group also comes from the zeal with which it pursues its philosophies through hands-on medical and social care in several countries. In a rare interview, Loune Viaud tells about Partners in Health’s Haiti program, Zanmi Lasante, or Friends of Health.Leer más0 Comentarios
Source: Partners In Health Partners In Health is committed to standing with Haiti now and in the months and years to come, in the communities that have long been our home and in the capital city now working to rebuild itself. Haiti’s struggle may fade from the news, but we will never let it fade from [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
Article published in Amauta with permission from the author by Mark Schuller On January 12, a 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, just outside the capital of Port-au-Prince. The damage is beyond human comprehension. Since then, groups have lurched to deliver emergency aid while the survivors have done an amazing job sharing what they have. As of today (February [...]Leer más0 Comentarios