Dr. Paul Farmer. Photo by Behna Gardner.
When he was writing Mountains Beyond Mountains, his book about Dr. Paul Farmer’s work with Partners in Health, Tracy Kidder traveled with Farmer as he treated patients in Boston and in some of the poorest parts of Haiti, Peru, and Russia.
In his foreword to Partner to the [more...]
For those who were planning to attend the Partner to the Poor: Paul Farmer in Conversation event in San Francisco tonight, we are sorry to announce that it has been canceled. Unfortunately, due to the grounding of flights across Europe because of the volcanic eruption in Iceland, Dr. Farmer will not be able to [more...]
***CANCELED***We are sorry to announce that this event has been canceled. Unfortunately, due to the grounding of flights across Europe because of the volcano eruption in Iceland, Dr. Farmer will not be able to make it to the event.
Paul Farmer will speak with Adam Hochschild on April 19
Dr. Paul Farmer, Chair of the Department [more...]
The magnitude of last week’s earthquake in Haiti measured 7.0, but the full scope of the tragedy continues to unfold. Each day brings new challenges, from reports of looting, lack of adequate supplies, and a strong aftershock that struck earlier this week. But stories of survival, resilience and hope are also emerging from the rubble, [more...]
Yesterday’s 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti devastated Port-au-Prince, and casualties are feared to be in the thousands. Partners in Health, the organization co-founded by Paul Farmer to bring medical care to the world’s poorest people, has facilities across Haiti and is working to provide desperately needed relief. In an email and on its website, PIH [more...]