April 5th, 2010 | In HCH Blog | Comments Off
Built in 1984, the Haitian Community Hospital is managed by the Haitian Health and Education Foundation (FHASE), a non-government and non-profit foundation created in 1972. Through its public health programs, outpatient clinics, and 75-bed inpatient hospital, HCH has provided quality care to upwards of 80,000 people annually. It is committed to and accessible to the [...]
As we approach the anniversary of the January 12th earthquake, the board members of the Haitian Health and Education Foundation would like to share the ways in which the Haitian Community Hospital (HCH) experienced and survived many of this year’s events.
The year 2009 was a fairly good year for the nation – most people were [...]
Below is a letter written by Dr. Edith Dreyfuss-Hudicourt, who is one of the founders of the Haitian Community Hospital. Recently she travelled to Illinois to attend the wedding of her granddaughter. This was her first trip out of Haiti since the earthquake six months ago, and her first break from working long hours at HCH. [...]
Come party with Ambrosia Experience as they bring Mardi Gras “N’awlins Style” to Chicago and raise money for Haiti. It’s been six months since the devastating earthquake and the people of Haiti are still greatly suffering.
Join us as we show our support and let the people of Haiti know we have [...]
On April 19th, 2010, John Lewis successfully completed the Boston Marathon. To sponsor his marathon run, John also successfully raised $3,200 for Haitian Community Hospital.
Join us in congratulating John for completing this personal achievement.
UPDATE: Over 50 artists and musicians participated, over 300 people attended. Over 50 items in the silent auction, nearly 40 in the Live Auction. Two 8′x10′ murals painted. Art for Haiti will be sending nearly $1000 to the hospital – along with the murals.
When disasters happen, we as human beings reach out to help. When [...]
By Josiane Hudicourt-Barnes
May 1, 2010
Here we are at the beginning of May and it will soon be 4 months since the Earthquake happened. The frantic pace of emergency care has abated and the hospital is quiet after 2 pm every day. In the morning the outpatient clinics are crowded but there are few [...]