Posts Tagged ‘Zanmi Lasante’

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.


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: 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 Earthquake: Volunteers, 24/7

Haiti Earthquake: Volunteers, 24/7

Caring for volunteers who care for Haiti’s sick and wounded is a full-time, round-the-clock job, requiring the barest of necessities.


Haiti Earthquake: ‘Better’ – A story of survival

Haiti Earthquake: 'Better' - A story of survival

Of the many tales emerging from the rubble of post-earthquake Port-au-Prince, here is one.


Haiti Earthquake: Transfer ‘ensemble’

Haiti Earthquake: Transfer 'ensemble'

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.


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: 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.