The field of medical anthropology began as an idea, scrawled onto a scrap of paper, living amongst a nest of others, filed atop the desk of Arthur Kleinman.
International teams of physicians collaborate to repair physical damages resulting from vicious attacks on women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
“Imani” is a survivor of gender based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In her native Swahili she details the nearly unspeakable brutalization of her body and soul.
Militia groups of various configurations have ruled the DRC countrysides for more than a decade. This armed posse patrols an area near Uvira.
Archaeology students may have turned the corner on re-discovering an original, 17th-century Harvard Yard structure.
The oldest high school in the country issues a special invitation to America’s foremost voice for healthy food choices.
On January 12, 2010,
in Port-au-Prince, Haiti…
this is what happened.
Remarkably, the devastating 2010 earthquake in Port au Prince may have been a blessing for one group of young, fragile Haitians.
A top Boston chef gets tips from a Haitian earthquake survivor who demonstrates how to properly ‘get ones goat.’
Partners In Health is constructing a 300+ bed, state-of-the-art teaching hospital in Haiti’s desperately underserved Central Plateau.
A year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, living conditions in the tent camps of displaced survivors are deplorable.
As ‘tent cities’ in Port-au-Prince continue to grow, so too does the threat of disease compounding disaster.
Farmers in Haiti’s Central Plateau are sowing and harvesting more crops to help feed a hungry nation. Emergency assistance from Zanmi Agrikol, the agricultural arm of Partners In Health, is making it happen.
Transporting patients from one location to another in post-quake Haiti can be a complicated task; often involving barriers of logistics, distance, and language. Sometimes the greatest challenge is a ticking clock.
Caring for volunteers who care for Haiti’s sick and wounded is a full-time, round-the-clock job, requiring the barest of necessities.
This 16-year-old Haitian amputee shows how it’s done. Six months after the earthquake Carmene is beating back injury, stigma and every set of odds thrown her way.
The 2010 earthquake overwhelmed a country already struggling mightily with astounding levels of malnutrition, HIV and infant mortality.
Even prior to the devastating earthquake of 2010, limited facilities and poor transportation often left Haiti’s expectant mothers facing grave circumstances.
Slowing the spread of HIV by preventing mother to child transmission a key focus for Partners In Health, Haiti.
A glimpse into the home of a woman living in Haiti’s Central Plateau.
Five years after harnessing some of the leading stem cell researchers in the field, what progress has been made?
In Bobete, Lesotho, a little boy gripped by tuberculosis struggles to breathe, as a doctor with few resources scrambles to save his life.