– Healthcare On The Ground

The health situation in Jérémie continues to deteriorate.  Cholera cases are rising, and people with infections, injuries, and broken limbs continue to come to HHF, seeking care. For example, today this man came to our Clinic.  A tree fell on him during the hurricane, and his entire jaw is broken.  He hasn’t had food or … [Read more…]

– An appeal from HHF Country Director Nadesha Mijoba

Haitian Health Foundation (HHF) continues to appeal for financial assistance to support hurricane relief efforts in rural Jérémie, Haiti.  Latest reports have the death toll at over 800, with 80% of buildings in the Jérémie area demolished.  As you know, Matthew’s winds were in excess of 140 mph, with higher gusts that pummeled Jérémie for hours, … [Read more…]

– Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Dismal situation in Jérémie, Haiti Norwich, CT, October 8, 2016– Southwestern Haiti was hit by the powerful category 4 Hurricane Matthew on Monday October 3. After losing communication early Tuesday morning, the Haitian Health Foundation (HHF) has made contact with staff and volunteers in the hard-hit city of Jérémie. The team in Jérémie is all … [Read more…]

– Zika Outbreak and HHF

Zika Outbreak Means HHF is stepping up its community health strategies. The World Health Organization has labeled Zika a “public health emergency of international concern.” In fact, a top US health official recently expressed ” extreme concern” Friday over the potential for Zika to expand throughout Haiti. HHF is working closely with the Jérémie Ministry … [Read more…]