Jean Max: In the Aftermath of the Earthquake

Jean Max has been working as a radiologist at the St. Damien pediatric hospital in Port-au-Prince for a few years now, interpreting images and providing diagnoses in maternity and gynecology, among other areas. He is happy to be helping improve living conditions in...

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Let Us Stand United with Haiti

I traveled around the hardest-hit areas in southern Haiti with the team sent by NPH, so I got to see how some communities had only mild damage, while other places really had been destroyed. One of the most devastated has been Sant Amitye Vijwin, a town where survivors...

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NPH Arrives in Maniche

There is a Haitian proverb that says “bonjou se paspo ou” or “a hello is your passport.” In Haiti, it is considered very impolite to enter a town you have never been to without saying good morning. Usually, the person entering a new place should be the one to initiate...

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Surgery Ward Saves Newborn Baby

Erica is a 28-year-old mother, residing in the Canaan neighborhood on the outskirts of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince. She survives on an informal income, selling fruit and vegetables in the city, earning between US$1.25 to US$2-a-day, depending on whether there...

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