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27 04, 2016

Fighting Zika Neighborhood to Neighborhood

By | 2018-02-16T20:42:10+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Empowering Women, Guatemala, Hardship, Health, Infectious Disease, Nicaragua|

By Blanca Lomeli Zika is causing worldwide concern because of its connection to dreadful birth defects. Now as infections continue to [...]

7 04, 2016

Leveraging Partnerships to Fight Diabetes

By | 2018-02-14T23:45:20+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, From the Leadership, Health, United States|

World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7, and this year’s theme is around diabetes awareness, prevention and scaling up [...]

23 03, 2016

NGOs Gather on Capitol Hill to Discuss Lessons Learned from Ebola Response

By | 2018-02-14T23:44:59+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, From the Leadership, Health, Infectious Disease, Liberia|

By Christa Davis Ebola may be declared officially over in Liberia but thousands of people now face the challenge of having to [...]

21 03, 2016

Partnering with Local Communities to Provide Access to Clean Water

By | 2018-02-14T23:44:37+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Events, Health, Local News, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Imagine if you lived in a community with no water. Or if you do have access to water, imagine it’s unsafe to [...]

7 03, 2016

Combating a Cholera Outbreak in Malawi

By | 2018-02-16T20:28:20+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Infectious Disease, Malawi, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Unclean water and a lack of basic sanitation are a deadly combination in the fight against disease and ending extreme poverty. Right [...]

22 02, 2016

Women Crucial to Rebuilding Liberia after Ebola

By | 2018-02-14T23:41:09+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Empowering Women, Hardship, Health, Infectious Disease, Liberia|

Nancy is determined to succeed, despite obstacles she’s faced. The devastating Ebola outbreak led to thousands of deaths in Liberia and a [...]

21 01, 2016

Harriet’s Story of Hope in Zambia

By | 2018-02-14T23:38:31+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Cervical Cancer, Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, HIV/AIDS, Zambia|

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and it’s an opportunity to raise awareness about how preventable and treatable this deadly disease is. [...]

14 01, 2016

Great News: Liberia Declared Ebola-free

By | 2016-01-14T13:42:58+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Infectious Disease, Liberia|

Today, we join the world in celebrating an end to the Ebola fight by continuing to work in Liberia and empowering communities [...]

8 01, 2016

Living Positively with HIV: Thato’s Story

By | 2016-01-08T13:30:53+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Botswana, Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Hardship, Health, HIV/AIDS, Youth|

Thato, a nine-year-old girl from Mochudi, Botswana, is a survivor. During a routine home visit, a PCI partner and local peer educator [...]

21 12, 2015

Celebrating a Milestone in Liberia: Closing an Ebola Treatment Unit

By | 2015-12-21T09:39:30+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Infectious Disease, Liberia|

On October 31, PCI Liberia celebrated an incredible milestone: the closing of our Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in Ganta, Nimba County. PCI [...]

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