LA Times on Bending the Arc: “Genuinely stirring”

October 13, 2017

While caped, biologically enhanced avengers dominate multiplexes, the documentary “Bending the Arc” — about the intrepid men and women behind the global healthcare nongovernmental organization Partners in Health — chronicles what real-world heroes look…

Boston Globe Review: ‘Bending the Arc’ is a triumph

The 19th-century Boston Unitarian preacher Theodore Parker is quoted as saying “I do not pretend to understand the moral universe, the arc is a long one. . . . But from what I see I am…

Salon on ‘Bending the Arc’—A message of genuine, sometimes surprising, hope.

October 9, 2017

There’s something a little mind-bending about the idea that a documentary about global health could be one of the most life-affirming, optimistic films you might see this year. But that’s the case, because “Bending…

Millions of lives saved by taking the time to listen

September 29, 2017

The story of how Rwanda has doubled life expectancy. Bending the Arc tells the story of three friends who believed that poor people shouldn’t die because they didn’t have access to basic medical treatment and medication.…

Kaiser Family Foundation—Faith Leaders, Americans Should Urge Congress To Fully Fund U.S. Global Health Programs

September 6, 2017

An excerpt from an article originally published in the Lexington Herald Leader—written by Josh Rouse, global outreach pastor at Northeast Christian Church and member of Hope Through Healing Hands’ Faith-based Coalition for Healthy Mothers &…

Business Insider—HIV/AIDS is no longer the leading cause of death in Africa

August 24, 2017

The World Health Organization’s most recent data on global deaths has good news for the African continent, including fewer people dying of HIV/AIDS and malaria. The new death statistics researched by African fact-checking organization, Africa Check, indicated…

Bending the Arc in the Navajo Nation

August 23, 2017

Did you know that the Navajo Nation has a severe shortage of health care providers? One in every four positions for doctors is empty, creating desperate need for decent medical care for people who…

Bending the Arc at Newport Film Festival

August 11, 2017

Last night we had the privilege of joining the Newport Film Festival for an incredible evening. We screened Bending the Arc outdoors, followed by a Q&A with PIH co-founders Todd McCormack and Jim Yong…

Health is a Human Right

July 27, 2017

In 1978 the governments of the world came together and determined that “Health, which is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, is a fundamental human right, whose realization requires action by…

When the tide turned

July 21, 2017

Millions of people die every year from a disease that is 100% treatable and curable. Over 95% of those people live in poor countries. After five years working in Haiti, Dr. Farmer found that…