|I'm still in the US awaiting a flight to Cap Haitian, hopefully today. Initial plans were for me to go to Jacmel to help my friend Danny Pye and the Haitian Children's Home, but last night I received an email from a friend in the north. He has a 25 bed hospital which needs staffing and supervision. The north, Cap Haitian, has started seeing a flux of patients from Port au Prince. Our network is working closely with Dr. Jasmin, Minister of Health and the UN to coordinate the efforts of medical personnel in the area. The Hospital Sacre Coeur, in Milot, has started receiving patients by helicopter from Port au Prince. I will be working closely with Konbite Sante, a Maine based charity at the Justinian Hospital to coordinate these efforts. Jacmel has not been forgotton. The group Friends of the Children of Haiti will be arriving there tomorrow to set up at their clinic. They are bringing disaster response professionals. Soon Dr. Charles Rene and his team from lavallee de Jacmel will be getting their hospital prepared for casualties as well. i will try my best to update facebook as much as possible. For Bermudians interested in helping, we are starting to compile a volunteer list as stated under the care of Dianne Flood. Please email her details of your name, occupation, possible travel dates. For Canadians email to Brenda Burns at email@example.com.|
Tiffany Keenan, MD CCFP
Haiti Village Health
"Sustainable Health Care in Haiti"
7 Marley Beach Drive
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