Posts Tagged ‘Haiti’

Haiti Earthquake: New hospital

Haiti Earthquake: New hospital

Partners In Health is constructing a 300+ bed, state-of-the-art teaching hospital in Haiti’s desperately underserved Central Plateau.


Haiti Earthquake: One year later

Haiti Earthquake: One year later

A year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, living conditions in the tent camps of displaced survivors are deplorable.


Paul Farmer thanks PIH supporters

Paul Farmer thanks PIH supporters

Paul Farmer thanks supporters of Partners In Health for their solidarity throughout the difficulties of 2010.


Haiti Earthquake: “I remember…”

Haiti Earthquake:  "I remember..."

On January 12, 2010,
in Port-au-Prince, Haiti…
this is what happened.


Haiti Earthquake: Walking the walk

Haiti Earthquake: Walking the walk

This 16-year-old Haitian amputee shows how it’s done. Six months after the earthquake Carmene is beating back injury, stigma and every set of odds thrown her way.


Haiti Earthquake: A “good news” story

Haiti Earthquake: A "good news" story

Remarkably, the devastating 2010 earthquake in Port au Prince may have been a blessing for one group of young, fragile Haitians.


Haiti Earthquake: Seeds of hope

Haiti Earthquake: Seeds of hope

Farmers in Haiti’s Central Plateau are sowing and harvesting more crops to help feed a hungry nation. Emergency assistance from Zanmi Agrikol, the agricultural arm of Partners In Health, is making it happen.


Haiti Earthquake: Got your goat

Haiti Earthquake: Got your goat

A top Boston chef gets tips from a Haitian earthquake survivor who demonstrates how to properly ‘get ones goat.’


Haiti Earthquake: Reclaiming Port-au-Prince

Haiti Earthquake: Reclaiming Port-au-Prince

As ‘tent cities’ in Port-au-Prince continue to grow, so too does the threat of disease compounding disaster.


Haiti: Maternal mortality

Haiti: Maternal mortality

Even prior to the devastating earthquake of 2010, limited facilities and poor transportation often left Haiti’s expectant mothers facing grave circumstances.


Haiti: Malnutrition, priority one

Haiti: Malnutrition, priority one

The 2010 earthquake overwhelmed a country already struggling mightily with astounding levels of malnutrition, HIV and infant mortality.


Haiti: Dr. Louise

Haiti: Dr. Louise

The massive 2010 earthquake overwhelmed a country already struggling with astounding levels of malnutrition, HIV and infant mortality. Through it all, Louise Ivers remains committed to Haiti.


Haiti: Mother to Child

Haiti: Mother to Child

Slowing the spread of HIV by preventing mother to child transmission a key focus for Partners In Health, Haiti.


Haiti: Problem with my house

Haiti: Problem with my house

A glimpse into the home of a woman living in Haiti’s Central Plateau.