The fight against fatal childhood diseases in Haiti gets a boost
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The fight against fatal childhood diseases in Haiti gets a boost

In Haiti, 69 children out of every 1,000 born alive still die before their fifth birthday. And many of those deaths are from diseases that are preventable by…

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Partners sign agreement for first optometry school in Haiti
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Partners sign agreement for first optometry school in Haiti

A memorandum of agreement has been signed to establish the first School of Optometry in Haiti, representing a collaboration between I’Universite d’Etat d’Haiti, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Optometry…

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“I saw a lot of women who died during delivery, but I did not know how to help them.”
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“I saw a lot of women who died during delivery, but I did not know how to help them.”

The maternity ward at St. Therese Hospital in Hinche, Haiti, doesn’t have running water. Waste is collected in buckets. When the electricity cuts out, as it does throughout…

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Organization Works to Help Haitian Youth with Hearing Loss
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Organization Works to Help Haitian Youth with Hearing Loss

ADVOCACY Hearing loss or deafness can be devastating for a child, but in Haiti, they can be far more limiting than in the United States. The day we know…

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Organization Pushes For Sustainable Solutions To Cholera, Typhoid
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Organization Pushes For Sustainable Solutions To Cholera, Typhoid

In the wake of the damaged caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, Marie-Yolaine Eusebe is taking the long view of aid work. Not that she is working with…

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$5M for the future CRH National Blood Transfusion Center
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$5M for the future CRH National Blood Transfusion Center

On Tuesday, the National Society of the Haitian Red Cross laid the foundation stone for the reconstruction of the National Center for Blood Transfusion (CNTS) of the Haitian…

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Haiti should focus on primary care more than hospitals
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Haiti should focus on primary care more than hospitals

PORT-AU-PRINCE  When Canada unveiled a new hospital in Haiti’s Artibonite Valley nearly three years ago, its ambassador described the $30 million facility as “Canada`s commitment to improving access to…

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Team Broken Earth to Host 3rd Orthopaedic Trauma Symposium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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Team Broken Earth to Host 3rd Orthopaedic Trauma Symposium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR and PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (May 15, 2017)—Team Broken Earth will undertake its third Orthopaedic Trauma Symposium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti this week.  The Pan-Canadian Medical…

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Trump Thinks This Is Pro-Life?
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Trump Thinks This Is Pro-Life?

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — When President Trump and his (male) aides sit at a conference table deciding to cut off money to women’s health programs abroad, they call it…

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Pharmacy school establishes public health program in Haiti
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Pharmacy school establishes public health program in Haiti

Submerging one’s self into another culture and providing medical and pharmacy care in an environment with few resources is a life-changing opportunity for student learners. The Southern Illinois…

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