Rose Haiti Healthcare Education

September 18, 2018By Karen SchaferHaiti Heathcare No Comments

Donna’s Reflections on her Trip to Haiti as a Team Lead for Rose Haiti Healthcare. I can’t believe that we are coming up to one month since we arrived to work with HAS.  The trip was such a positive experience for me and the team.  The way in which we were welcomed and the obvious … Read More

We need to purchase French Healthcare Textbooks

May 20, 2016By Karen SchaferHaiti Heathcare No Comments

French Healthcare Textbooks Our 2016 trip offered us the opportunity to purchase and provide much needed current French language healthcare textbooks. We took a set of foundational nursing textbooks that cover much of the content taught at Canadian nursing schools, costing $742.00. We also sent 5 neonatal resuscitation textbooks to Haiti before we went, so … Read More

Haiti Healthcare 2016 Trip

April 21, 2016By Karen SchaferHaiti Heathcare No Comments

   We have renewed enthusiasm as a result of our 2016 trip to Haiti and an opportunity to offer longer term follow-on with the Haitian Adventist Hospital in Carrefour. This hospital has a huge support network stemming from the Adventist Church and Adventist Health International. www.haitiadventisthospital.org We saw a change in leadership that excited us … Read More

Haiti Nurses Graduation

February 19, 2012By Josephine De FreitasHaiti Heathcare No Comments

On Jan 5, 2012, the first graduation ceremony since the earthquake, took place at the State University School of Nursing in Port-aux-Prince Haiti. As each graduating student stood up to receive her award she honored five of her classmates who had lost their lives when the school collapsed. Over 200 students were killed that day … Read More

Saving New Born Lives in Haiti

February 1, 2012By Josephine De FreitasHaiti Heathcare No Comments

The first hours in a baby’s life are critical, they need quick interventions to help them breathe and care to stay warm and safe. Haiti has one of the world’s highest infant mortality rates. After the earthquake, we asked the Haitian nursing authorities how we could help, and they responded by asking us for neonatal … Read More