From a quest for self-efficacy to an ethic of service: Becoming partners to serve the poor in Haiti

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2009
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The mission of Partners in Health (PIH) is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. They ask a community what they need and create community partnerships for the benefit of impoverished communities. Rather than solely treating disease, Partnership in Health tackles the root causes of illness including poverty. PIH has site locations in Haiti, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, Boston, Russia, Malawi, Rwanda, Burundi, and Lesotho.

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Health impacts, Community development, Quality of life, Health, Community participation, Haiti, Partners in health, Diseases, Healthcare, Ecosystem
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Presented at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 28 April 2009