Partners In Health is constructing a 300+ bed, state-of-the-art teaching hospital in Haiti’s desperately underserved Central Plateau.
A year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, living conditions in the tent camps of displaced survivors are deplorable.
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.
Remarkably, the devastating 2010 earthquake in Port au Prince may have been a blessing for one group of young, fragile Haitians.
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.
As ‘tent cities’ in Port-au-Prince continue to grow, so too does the threat of disease compounding disaster.
Caring for volunteers who care for Haiti’s sick and wounded is a full-time, round-the-clock job, requiring the barest of necessities.
Of the many tales emerging from the rubble of post-earthquake Port-au-Prince, here is one.
Transporting patients from one location to another in post-quake Haiti can be a complicated task; often involving barriers of logistics, distance, and language. Sometimes the greatest challenge is a ticking clock.
Even prior to the devastating earthquake of 2010, limited facilities and poor transportation often left Haiti’s expectant mothers facing grave circumstances.
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.