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How access to healthcare and medicine keeps people out of poverty

Jacob Hamwendo is a domestic labourer living in Mtendere township in Zambia. At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in…

Access to Medicine

How access to essential medicines makes a difference in refugee and displaced communities

Many factors cause people to migrate, and while some do so voluntarily, many are forced out of their homes and…

Access to Medicine

HMK Carrier Profile: How Nicole Kambou is serving the “Forgotten People” in Burkina Faso

In the village of Ouadaraduo (meaning “village of the forgotten people”) sits a small clinic called “The Denan Clinic.” The…

Humanitarian Medical Kits

Health Partners International of Canada announces $3 million of medical treatments sent to Lebanon following the Beirut Blast

OAKVILLE, ON, December 1, 2021 – Today, a shipment of medicines bound for Lebanon left Health Partners International of Canada…

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Antimicrobial Awareness Week: Responsible Use of Antibiotics

Antimicrobial resistance is a complicated issue. While it is one of the biggest threats to global health, antibiotics are also…

HPIC at Work

Using innovative solutions to bring healthcare to patients in rural Kenya

Sixty percent of the Kenyan population lives in villages, but 80% of healthcare facilities are located in urban areas. This…

Non-Communicable Diseases

Disaster Risk Reduction is Vital to Avoiding Another Global Health Crisis

Directly and indirectly, climate change affects health – rising greenhouse gas emissions increase the frequency of extreme heat events and…

Emergency Response

COVID-19 and the Rise of Gender-Based Violence

In September, UN Women released their Progress on the SDGs: The gender snapshot 2021 report, presenting the latest data on…

Women’s and Children’s Health

Health Partners International of Canada welcomes the development of the first approved malaria vaccine

OCTOBER 7, 2021 – The World Health Organization yesterday announced its recommendation for RTS,S – the only approved malaria vaccine…

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