2000 PIH and Harvard Medical School win a $44.7 million Gates Foundation grant to fight drug-resistant TB.


1998 Drug-resistant TB patients in Peru complete treatment with cure rates of 80 percent, leading the World Health Organization to revise recommendations for treating drug-resistant TB. 1996 PIH and Socios En Salud launch a community-based treatment program for patients with drug-resistant TB in Carabayllo, Peru. 1994

Boston 1997 PIH's Prevention and Access to Care and Treatment Project (PACT) begins in Boston.. A gift from Thomas J. White establishes the Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change at Harvard Medical School

RWANDA  4.8 Rwanda

2013 PIH inaugurates the Butaro Ambulatory Cancer Center in northern Rwanda.

2011 With the Rwandan government, PIH opens a teaching hospital in Butaro that brings high-quality care and medical education to the entire East Africa region.2005 PIH expands to sub-Saharan Africa, bringing community-based HIV treatment and primary care to two districts in rural Rwanda.

MEXICO  4.2 Chiapas, Mexico

2012 PIH launches a new project in Mexico.


2011 PIH begins support of the COPE program in the Navajo Nation in the southwest United States.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   4.11 Dominican Republic

2011 Building on previous work, PIH establishes a program in the Dominican Republic

Kazakhstan. 4.10 Kazakhstan

2010 PIH brings the accompaniment model of TB care to Kazakhstan.

LESOTHO  4.7 Lesotho

2009 PIH begins the Maternal Mortality Reduction Program in Lesotho, leading to a 350 percent increase in facility-based deliveries.. 2006 PIH launches a new project in Lesotho in southern Africa, bringing primary care and HIV and TB testing and treatment to two remote clinics high in the mountains

  4.9 Malawi

2007 PIH begins work in Malawi, launching testing and treatment programs for HIV and TB in Neno District.

 4.3 Guatemala

Siberia   4.5 Russia

2001 PIH takes over primary responsibility for clinical care at the TB project in Tomsk, Siberia.


PIH co-founder Paul Farmer wins a MacArthur "genius grant" and uses it to establish the Institute for Health and Social Justice, PIH's research and advocacy arm.