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Matching Gift Opportunity

Florida Hospital announces an exciting matching gift opportunity for Hopital Adventiste d’Haiti (HAH) available now through August 30, 2015.  Plans, sketched below, are to renovate the existing polyclinic building and adding outpatient orthopedic services, dental care and optical services. Orthopedic patients at HAH need a location outside of the hospital where follow-up care, consultations and …

Haitian Money Pit

After the earthquake in 2010 nearly $10 billion dollars of foreign aid was pledged to rebuild Haiti. Vikram Gandhi went to see just how that money is being put to use. This is his debrief from Season 3, Episode 7 of VICE on HBO. It’s shocking and disappointing to see how little progress the average …

Hospital Economics

The following is Part 6 of Scott Nelson’s March, 2015 Trip Report Series. Since the loss of the US Embassy contract to provide history and physical exams for Haitians applying for a visa, the hospital has been in a severe financial crisis.  This provided about $60,000US per month, which is around 60% of the hospital …

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