partners in health

  • A man carrying branches from fallen trees walks next to the Cathedral after Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSQXJD
    October 5, 2016  

    Hurricane Matthew is the worst natural disaster to hit Haiti since the earthquake in 2010, prompting Haitian officials to postpone the presidential election set for next week. After causing damage in Cuba, the storm is next headed for the Bahamas and expected to hit Florida by Thursday, where Gov. Rick Scott says the state may see its largest evacuation yet. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

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    May 29, 2014  

    The public health transformation in Rwanda is striking for those with memories of the massacre of nearly one million people 20 years ago. International aid groups were initially wary about getting involved, but Rwanda took ownership of its own development and built a new health care system. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro explores how they’ve worked to overcome a shortage of doctors. Continue reading

  • January 26, 2010  

    Ray Suarez reports on how Haitian and international medical teams are wrestling over whether to discharge earthquake victims who have been treated, but don’t have homes where they could continue their recovery. Continue reading