Healing Hands for Haiti, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing rehabilitation medicine to Haiti, who is one of our primary contacts.
Handicap International - In the event of an emergency, natural disaster or conflict, Handicap International gives assistance and aid to vulnerable groups, disabled people, displaced people and refugees. The organisation carries out development work in the areas of health, prevention and social and economic inclusion (access to education, professional training, employment, sport, culture and leisure activities.) Handicap International also supports local disabled peoples' organisations.
Project Medishare is a non-profit registered in the State of Florida, was founded in 1994 by Drs. Barth Green and Arthur Fournier from the University of Miami School of Medicine. It is an organization dedicated to sharing its human and technical resources with its Haitian partners in the quest to achieve quality healthcare and development services for all.
St. Boniface Hospital provides health care to the poor of Haiti in the rural area of Fond des Blancs and the surrounding region. The secondary mission is to improve the quality of life in the Haitian community through educational programs and humanitarian aid. The final mission is to raise the awareness in the United States of the extreme poverty endured by the Haitian people.
Medical Mission Exchange, a non-profit organization that provides a free, online database of short- and long-term medical missions serving the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, and Belize. The goal of Medical Mission Exchange is to facilitate referrals of underserved patients to appropriate medical specialists in Central America and the Caribbean. By sharing information among one another, medical missions can capitalize on each other's strengths and ultimately help link more underserved patients with desperately needed health providers.
Haiti Hospital Appeal - is building a new Hospital about 25 minutes from Cap-Haitian, Haiti’s second largest city, and has taken on the rehabilitation of a number of people with spinal cord injuries since the earthquake in January 2010.
Pazapa - a school, outpatient, and outreach program providing services to disabled children in the south of the country, where we provide training and rehabilitation support.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders has a clinic in Haiti.
Community Coalition for Haiti - is an interdenominational volunteer organization devoted to serving with the people of Haiti and surrounding areas to promote physical, educational, and economic development and faith in Jesus Christ.
Hesperian Foundation - is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. Their first book, "Where There Is No Doctor", is considered to be one of the most accessible and widely used community health books in the world. They have Haitian Creyole translations of many of their resources which they have provided free of charge since the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010.
Preliminary report on injuries from Handicapp International
A 'pure heart' in Haiti cares for country's forgotten children - A CBC press release with video links featuring Team November 2008 member Eric Doubt
Helping Haiti Heal Communities lend support through a fundraiser for Healing Hands for Haiti at Georgetown Bowl in October.
Occupational Therapy in the Developing World by Ruth Duggan, Jolyane Aube, Lyndsey Clark, Liz McDonnell and Colleen O’Connell
A Sideroad to Haiti: Helping hands from Halton Hills by Eric Doubt
A picture of amputees and the prosthetic situation in Haiti - Bigelow (2004)
Cerebral Palsy in Rural Haiti: The Story of Daphlene Jean - David Campbell
Book Review, Melville J. Herskovits, (1973). Life in a Haitian Valley. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books - David Campbell