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What Stood in the Way of Treatment? Lessons from HIV

In the 2013 Shattuck Lecture, Partners In Health co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer argues that the true barrier to HIV treatment for poor people was a lack of funding, not the difficulty of delivering treatment. We look back at the HIV Equity Initiative in Haiti, which provided evidence for a model to make HIV treatment available to millions of people worldwide. Read More ▸

Mobile Clinics Bring Care to the Mountains of Haiti

Doctors and nurses travel to remote outposts to bring care to patients. Read More ▸

PIH Co-Founders Release New Book on Global Health

New textbook, co-edited by Dr. Paul Farmer, draws on case studies to illustrate an interdisciplinary approach to fulfilling the right to health. Read More ▸

Paul Farmer on WGBH’s “Innovation Hub”

Paul Farmer discusses “To Repair The World” with Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose, May 15: Dr. Paul Farmer discusses his book "To Repair The World" about the challenges of global poverty and human rights.

The HIV Equity Initiative: Fighting the Status Quo to Bring Treatment to the Poor

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Celebrates Hospital Construction

Crowds gathered for Partners In Health co-founder and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s visit. Read More ▸

Video: Mirebalais Hospital Construction Complete

We’re thrilled that construction of Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais, in Mirebalais, Haiti, is complete. The 205,000-square foot, 300-bed facility—called HUM for short—will fill a huge void, locally and nationally, for people who previously had limited access to quality health care.

Together we can save mothers

Reclaiming independent lives in post-earthquake Haiti

Created after the 2010 earthquake, PIH Read More ▸

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“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that's wrong with the world.”

—Dr. Paul Farmer
Chief Strategist & Co-founder