HERVELANDE She is 6 years old and weighed 28 pounds when admitted. She has lost 4 pounds of water weight so far from her edema from the kwashirokor (this is the 7th time with kwashiorkor). Her family traveled 4 hours by foot, taxi and motorcycle to arrive at the
Most of the patients that we serve are doing their best to just survive and make ends meet. When sickness or an accident befalls them, they often do not have the resources to seek and follow through with the proper medical care that they need. Even if they can find
We are so happy to have Dr. Briana Zachary working with us full-time now. She is seeing the most difficult cases and doing a great job at treating them. There are now 4 consult rooms with 3 nurses and 1 doctor. There are 14 staff that work 7a-5p on Tues-Fri.
JEANDLEY (and his sister below Jeandeline) He is 5 years old and weighs 32 pounds. He and his sister (Jeandeline) are from up by Cap-Haitian. Their papa died last year and he was from a town that is not very far from Cazale. His mama said Jeandley was in a
Kenlove was admitted last week with mild kwashiorkor and complications. He is from a village far back in the mountains behind Cazale. Besides being malnourished he is also deaf.Carla was abandoned by her mama at her papa’s house a few months ago. She has severe kwashiorkor and is refusing