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Arthur Kleinman: ‘Purpose driven’ life

Arthur Kleinman: 'Purpose driven' life

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.


Congo: Damages of war

Congo: Damages of war

International teams of physicians collaborate to repair physical damages resulting from vicious attacks on women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Congo: Just here suffering

Congo: Just here suffering

“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.


Congo: Men with guns

Congo: Men with guns

Militia groups of various configurations have ruled the DRC countrysides for more than a decade. This armed posse patrols an area near Uvira.


Digging veritas

Digging veritas

Archaeology students may have turned the corner on re-discovering an original, 17th-century Harvard Yard structure.


First School invites First Lady

First School invites First Lady

The oldest high school in the country issues a special invitation to America’s foremost voice for healthy food choices.


Haiti Earthquake: “I remember…”

Haiti Earthquake:  "I remember..."

On January 12, 2010,
in Port-au-Prince, Haiti…
this is what happened.


Haiti Earthquake: A “good news” story

Haiti Earthquake: A "good news" story

Remarkably, the devastating 2010 earthquake in Port au Prince may have been a blessing for one group of young, fragile Haitians.


Haiti Earthquake: Got your goat

Haiti Earthquake: Got your goat

A top Boston chef gets tips from a Haitian earthquake survivor who demonstrates how to properly ‘get ones goat.’


Haiti Earthquake: New hospital

Haiti Earthquake: New hospital

Partners In Health is constructing a 300+ bed, state-of-the-art teaching hospital in Haiti’s desperately underserved Central Plateau.


Haiti Earthquake: One year later

Haiti Earthquake: One year later

A year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, living conditions in the tent camps of displaced survivors are deplorable.


Haiti Earthquake: Reclaiming Port-au-Prince

Haiti Earthquake: Reclaiming Port-au-Prince

As ‘tent cities’ in Port-au-Prince continue to grow, so too does the threat of disease compounding disaster.


Haiti Earthquake: Seeds of hope

Haiti Earthquake: Seeds of hope

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.


Haiti Earthquake: Transfer ‘ensemble’

Haiti Earthquake: Transfer 'ensemble'

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.


Haiti Earthquake: Volunteers, 24/7

Haiti Earthquake: Volunteers, 24/7

Caring for volunteers who care for Haiti’s sick and wounded is a full-time, round-the-clock job, requiring the barest of necessities.


Haiti Earthquake: Walking the walk

Haiti Earthquake: Walking the walk

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.


Haiti: Malnutrition, priority one

Haiti: Malnutrition, priority one

The 2010 earthquake overwhelmed a country already struggling mightily with astounding levels of malnutrition, HIV and infant mortality.


Haiti: Maternal mortality

Haiti: Maternal mortality

Even prior to the devastating earthquake of 2010, limited facilities and poor transportation often left Haiti’s expectant mothers facing grave circumstances.


Haiti: Mother to Child

Haiti: Mother to Child

Slowing the spread of HIV by preventing mother to child transmission a key focus for Partners In Health, Haiti.


Haiti: Problem with my house

Haiti: Problem with my house

A glimpse into the home of a woman living in Haiti’s Central Plateau.


Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Five years after harnessing some of the leading stem cell researchers in the field, what progress has been made?


High flying Hi-def

High flying Hi-def

A 103″ plasma television goes up, up and away during a special delivery to the Harvard School of Public Health.


Lesotho: Flying Doctors Service

Lesotho: Flying Doctors Service

With nerves of steel and seemingly endless dedication, pilots flying medical missions through the mountains of Lesotho are critical members of Southern Africa’s growing healthcare effort.


Lesotho: He looks bad

Lesotho: He looks bad

In Bobete, Lesotho, a little boy gripped by tuberculosis struggles to breathe, as a doctor with few resources scrambles to save his life.