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New Clinique Dentaire at HAH

Dentist works inside a patient's mouth with the patient in a dental chair

What’s worse, a broken leg or a toothache? A broken leg might be more obvious, but both significantly impact quality of life. HAH has been fixing broken legs for a long time, and now we can also take care of toothaches! Today, three Haitian dentists work in four operatory clinics with several assistants.  A new …

Major Renovation Completed at HAH

Six months ago, HAH’s building infrastructure reached a critical turning point. Modifications over the years had affected the natural ventilation of the space, creating dependence on air conditioners that were in a state of disrepair. Patient rooms were stifling hot and humid and smelled of sickness and other bodily odors. Windows were broken, the paint …

Haiti Crisis Intensifies as Surgeries Continue

HAH faces another crisis after finishing a record-breaking month of surgical case volume

two nurses smiling while celebrating Nurses Day

Before May 2023, our record number of surgeries in a month was 244 cases. That was August 2021 after a major earthquake struck the island, and we worked day and night taking care of major trauma, mostly orthopedic injuries.  Since then, our volume has remained high despite being challenged by many crises. Last month we …

One month after the earthquake workload at HAH not diminishing

The last few weeks have been a blur. Even before the August 14 earthquake there was rarely a dull moment at HAH. With all the amazing, challenging, and miraculous events taking place, I have been trying to find a few moments of peace in order to share some of the excitement and express gratitude to …

How to Help

We would like to take a “petite pause” to share our heartfelt gratitude with each of you who have reached out to express your love and concern–for the Haitian people, for Hôpital Adventiste d’Haïti, and for each of us.  It truly means so much! We regret that we have not been able to reply to …

How HAH is holding up to yet another disaster

Thank you to all who have been reaching out, giving support and thinking and praying for us in Haiti.  I will assure all of you that we are just fine and much better off than almost all of those around us.  A few missed meals and lost hours of sleep is nothing to worry about.  …

What is happening in Haiti that you are not hearing about on the news

In a text message to a friend on Thursday, Rob, a visiting med student sums it up: “Things are insane, but only slightly more than usual”. Sometimes it takes a first time visitor to recalibrate my assessment of a situation. Hôpital Adventiste continues to operate at full capacity. Many challenges remain, but with recent improvements …

Good News at HAH

The Lord is my light and my salvation- whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life- of whom shall I be afraid? When the wicked advance against me to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall. Though an army besiege me, my heart will …

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