Haiti

One Year Later

HAITI ONE YEAR
After The Earthquake

This is all part of what International Medical Corps is about.  We are not just about coming in during the acute phase and then disappearing after two or three weeks.  We are in it for the long haul.
Dr. Ramona Tascoe, Internist,
International Medical Corps Volunteer

WHAT YOUR SUPPORT MADE POSSIBLE

Since 22 hours after the 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti, our emergency teams were on the ground delivering vital health care services, medicines and supplies.  One year later, we are still there, operating clinics, training locals and providing emergency cholera response.  Your generous support has made the following possible in 2010:

  • 156,607 patient consultations
  • $16.2M distributed medicines, supplies, services & equipment donated by our in-kind partners
  • 408 medical volunteers from top-tier universities and medical centers worldwide
  • 1,100 trained and employed Haitian health care workers
  • 630 doctors and nurses attended weekly mental health trainings
  • 13 clinics ongoing
  • Over 25,000 people educated on health topics
  • 1,064 individuals identified and treated for mental disorders
  • Over 20,000 children screened for malnutrition
  • 275 latrines and 82 showers constructed
  • 3,959 family hygiene kits distributed
  • 21,654 bars of soap distributed
  • 7  cholera treatment centers
  • Over 3,575 patients treated in cholera treatment centers
  • 11,603 Haitians educated on cholera prevention

 

FROM RELIEF TO SELF-RELIANCE

For 30 years, International Medical Corps has worked to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance.

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