Recent Past Trips

2018

Dates: February 12 – 22 2018
Team Leader
: Dr. Chris Raab
Mission: This was a global Health medical education trip and adult and pediatric outreach mission with targeted program and professional and community education opportunities. This trip was sponsored by Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Morristown Medical Center. The team held outreach clinics on the Bas Limbe peninsula and in remote and rural communities around Cap Haitian.

February 4-11 2018
Team Leaders:
Dr. Judy Banks & Dr. Liza Lizaragga
Mission: This was a global health medical education and resident training trip and obstetrics & gynecology outreach mission sponsored by Morristown Medical Center in partnership with Go-Doc-Go. The team provided support to our Cervical Cancer Screen & Treat Program, offered advanced training for medical professionals in how to treat lesions found during the screening process (LEEP) and performed outreach and screening for cervical cancer.

January 28 –  February 4 2018
Team Leader:
Dr. Hemant Kairam
Mission: This was a global health medical education and resident training trip and pediatric and adult outreach mission sponsored by Goryeb Children’s Hospital, with targeted program and professional and community education opportunities. The team was based in Bod me Limbe and held outreach clinics in surrounding communities and in Cap Haitian, including at the Shada clinic.

January 14-19 2018
Team Leader:
Dr. Wendy Marx  Co-Team Leader: Lynn Perton
Mission: This was a targeted program support trip, with professional education, community teaching and community outreach and clinical opportunities. The team helped launch our new Community Health Worker program providing substantive education and skills training, and worked together with our on-the-ground malnutrition program staff to evaluate and improve the program.

2017

November 29 –  December 12 2017
Team Leader:
Dr. Molly Secor, RN
Mission: This was a global health nursing education trip and outreach mission sponsored by North Dakota State University for its senior nursing students. The team spent their time on the ground working with local doctors and nurses, providing education and helping to teach Haitian nursing students.

October 12-22 2017
Team Leader:
Dr. Dick Barter
Mission: This was a global health education trip for residents in Family Practice and other volunteers sponsored by the Memorial University of Newfoundland and Team Broken Earth. The team conducted pediatric outreach sessions and delivered professional education lectures on wound care and diabetes.

October 2-15 2017
Team Leader
: Dr. Allison Platt
Mission: This was a targeted program support trip, with special emphasis on Hypertension Screen & Treat, Community Water Project and Malnutrition Program, with professional education, community teaching, community outreach and clinical programs.

May 28-June 4 2017
Team Leader
: Dr. Jill Ratner
Mission: This was a general-pediatric trip with community teaching and community outreach programs. The team worked at clinics in and around Cap Haitien, including Shada Clinic and Open Door Clinic, and held outreach clinics in new communities of great need.

May 2017
Team Leader: Dr. Alexis Capozzoli
Mission: This was a Global Health Resident Training/Pediatric medicine outreach mission in partnership with Goryeb Children’s Hospital and Jersey Shore Medical Center. The team was based at our Haiti Village Health Site, Bod me Limbe, and held outreach clinics in surrounding communities and at the Shada clinic in Cap Haitien.

May 2017
Team Leader
: Stephanie Korn, RN
Mission: This was a program support trip to help launch the second site of our hypertension screen and treat program in the village of Robillard, working in partnership with the local medical professionals who run the program.

February 2017
Team Leader
: Dr. Chris Raab
Mission: This was a Global Health Resident Training/Pediatric and Family medicine outreach mission in partnership with Dupont Nemours Children’s Hospital. The team was based both at our Haiti Village Health Site, Bod me Limbe and in Cap Haitien, and held outreach clinics in rural communities, in Shada and in other underserved areas of Cap Haitien.

February 2017
Team Leaders
: Dr. Beth Bromberg; Co-leader, Dr. Mitchell Stein
Mission: Ophthalmology specialty trip: the eye team taught the ophthalmology residents at Port au Prince, and then continued its work at Open Door Clinic in Bois de Lance and at other areas around Cap Haitien, including Vision Plus Clinic, providing direct outreach and teaching to both ophthalmologists and optometrists. A bio-medical engineer provided repairs of previously donated equipment.

February 2017
Team Leader
: Dr. Judy Banks
Mission: This was a Global Health Resident Training/Obstetrics & Gynecology trip in partnership with Go-Doc-Go. The team provided support to our Cervical Cancer Screen & Treat Program, and offered advanced training for medical professionals in how to treat lesions found during the screening process (LEEP). The team also held outreach during a prenatal clinic at the Shada clinic in Cap Haitien.

January 2017
Team Leader
: Dr. Hemant Kairam
Mission: This is a Global Health Resident Training/Pediatric Outreach trip in partnership with Goryeb Children’s Hospital. The team was be based at the Haiti Village Health Site in Bod me Limbe and held outreach clinics in surrounding communities and at the Shada clinic in Cap Haitien.

January 2017
Team Leaders
: Dr. Wendy Marx; CoLeader, Lynn Perton
Mission: This was a general-pediatric trip with outreach and education opportunities. The team held clinics at Open Door, Dondon, Jolitrou, and Shada, provided support to our malnutrition program, delivered community lectures, facilitated young women’s groups and taught Essential Care for Every Baby: Helping Babies Survive. In addition, the team worked to determine locations for water wells to be built shortly.

2016

Nov -Dec  2016
Team Leader
: Dr. Dick Barter
Mission: This team from Canada, from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, focused on Pediatric Outreach with Global Health training for residents in Family Practice. The team was based at our Haiti Village Health Site in Bod me Limbe. Sponsored by Team Broken Earth.

October 2016
Team Leader
: Dr. Allison Platt
Mission: This was a post-Hurricane Matthew general/pediatric trip with community teaching and community outreach opportunities focusing on clean water, health and cholera prevention, and review and follow up of malnutrition programs. The team launched HUFH’s new hypertension screen and treat program in the village of Dondon, visited the wells we have built to make certain they are all in good repair and worked in Clinics in and around Cap Haitien, including Shada Clinic and Open Door Clinic.

July  2016
Team Leader
: Dr. Judy Banks
Mission: This trip was to facilitate the launch of Hands Up for Haiti’s new cervical cancer screen and treat program and to open the new clinic in Limonade, on the outskirts of Cap Haitien.

May -June  2016
Team Leader: Dr. Jill Ratner
Mission: This was a general/pediatric trip with community teaching and community outreach opportunities. The team worked in clinics in and around Cap Haitien, including Shada Clinic and Open Door Clinic, and held outreach clinics in new communities of great need.

May 2016
Team Leader
: Dr. Alexis Capozzoli
Mission: This was a joint Goryeb Children’s Hospital and Jersey Shore Medical Center Pediatric Global Health trip for residents, based at the Haiti Village Health Site, Bod me Limbe and the Shada Clinic in Cap Haitien.

April -May 2016
Team Leaders: Hope Bechard, RN and Ruth Guerts, Professor of Social Work, Lambton College
Mission: This was a nursing global health trip with general medical clinics, HBB teaching and health promotion, in clinics in and around Cap Haitien, including Shada Clinic and Open Door Clinic. In partnership with Lambton College, Canada, and Rayjon; the team also taught at the Nursing College.

April 2016
Team Leader
: Dr. Morgan Brache
Mission: General/pediatric medical mission provide direct community health outreach and teaching, based at Haiti Village Health site in Bod me Limbe. Sponsored by Team Broken Earth, Vancouver Team.

April 2016
Team Leaders
: Dr. Beth Bromberg, Co-leader: Dr. Mitch Stein
Mission: Ophthalmology trip; the team continued its work at Open Door Clinic and in other areas around Cap Haitien, providing direct outreach and teaching.

March 2016
Team Leader
: Dr. Gary Samson
Mission: Global Health dental trip and outreach mission, based at Haiti Village Health Site in Bod me Limbe.

February -March 2016
Team Leader
: Dr. Leon Waye
Mission: Global Health medical education trip and outreach mission, with a focus on ob/gyn and family medicine, based at Haiti Village Health in Bod me Limbe. In addition to holding daily medical outreach clinics in the surrounding communities, the team focused on community projects, including building a playground for the community and rehabilitating community water wells.

February 2016
Team Leader
: Dr. Chris Raab
Mission: This was a Global Health medical education trip and pediatric/family medicine outreach mission in partnership with Dupont Nemours Children’s Hospital. The team was based at our Haiti Village Health Site, Bod me Limbe and held outreach clinics in surrounding communities.

January 2016
Team Leaders:
Dr. Hemant Kairam; Co-Leader Dr. Adam Handler
Mission: This was a Global Health Resident Training/Pediatric Outreach trip based at the Haiti Village Health Site in Bod me Limbe and surrounding communities.

January 2016
Team Leaders
: Dr. Wendy Marx; Co-Leader Lynn Perton
Mission: This was a general-pediatric trip. The team held outreach clinics at Open Door, Bord de Mer Limonade, Jolitrou, and Shada, delivered community lectures and held focus groups on domestic violence and community gardening at the different sites, and ran youth groups as well. The team taught Essential Care for Every Baby: Helping Babies Survive, and helped prepare the course attendees to begin to teach others.

 

2015

November 2015
Team Leader
: Dr. Judith Banks
Mission: This global health OB/Gyn trip provided training to Haitian medical professionals from Haiti Hospital Appeal and Justiien Hospital in portable ultrasound use at mobile clinics. Patients at mobile clinics and outpatient clinics were also seen, and a portable ultrasound machine was donated for use at Haiti Hospital Appeal.

October 2015
Team Leader
: Dr. Dick Barter
Mission: This team from Canada, from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, were based at our Haiti Village Health Site in Bod me Limbe. The team focused on Pediatric Outreach with Global Health training for residents in Family Practice. The team provided community education by paramedics on injury prevention and immediate first aid. Sponsored by Team Broken Earth and MUN.

October 2015
Team Leaders
: Dr. Allison Platt; Co-leader Katrina Bates, RN
Mission: This was a general-pediatric trip with community education about clean water and health, health education for adolescents, review and follow up of malnutrition programs, and community outreach opportunities. The team had raised money for and sponsored two new water wells and visited those during their time on the ground.

September -October 2015
Team Leaders
: Andrea Feddes, RN; Co-leader Jennifer Harding, RN
Mission: This trips was a general-pediatric medical mission trip with a special education focus on mental health issues. The team engaged in community teaching, community outreach and clinical opportunities.

July -August 2015
Team Leaders
: Dr. Jill Ratner & Dr. Mary Ann LoFrumento
Mission: This was a combined Public Health, Program Evaluation and Clinical Outreach Trip. The team worked with our Haitian teams and community focus groups to develop meaningful data and surveys to evaluate the impact of our programs, particularly our malnutrition programs and those related to safe drinking water. The team also worked with our nurses at four clinical sites, to help and enrich our malnutrition programs for children and the education of their families, and to provide direct medical care to these children as well.