Medical Students

HUFH Journal Excerpt: Through the eyes of a volunteer

Author: Jayant “Jay” Kairam “I found the daily visage of the cruise ship a too perfect analogy for the historic barriers the country continues to face. How can a place so close to so much wealth be so far away?” As the sole non-health professional on the team, I had to sort of explain my […]

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HUFH Partners with Haiti Village Health

Tiffany Keenan: Dr. Keenan worked with us to ensure that everything went smoothly.  Problems were addressed as a group and solutions proposed. Tiffany very much wants to continue working with Hands Up for Haiti on collaborative efforts to improve medical care in Cap Haitien and the surrounding communities. They will welcome future teams who wish […]

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Vaccination Station at Guiotant

Children holding their medical records. VACCINATION STATION Vaccines were given by the Agent Sante’s under the supervision of Alysha, a public health nurse working at HVH, and Judy, our HUFH pediatric nurse. The vaccines were DPT, oral polio, and a Measles, Rubella combination. The vaccines for the day were picked up by Santos, HVH manager, […]

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Ready. Set, Go!

MORNING HIKE On both days, we set out early for our 45 minute hike to the village of Guiotant. We climbed up and down muddy hills and then walked on a long stretch of beach.  Before we got to the village we had to take small fishing boats across a river. This was quite an […]

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June Trip: Team Report Day 1

Morning We arrived in CAP and were picked up by Dennrik Abrahan, medical student and coordinator for Haiti Village Health. . We traveled to Bod me Limbe, a two hour ride from Cap Haitien, in an open air Tap Tap. The students enjoyed seeing the countryside and greeting the people along the way. Afternoon The […]

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