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Some of our needs

Despite our rural location, we desire and strive to provide quality healthcare and education to improve the quality of life among our patients.  We are extremely grateful for the various medical professionals and organizations that make this possible by donating medicine, medical supplies, services, and equipment.

2017 June Needs List

Here are some of our ongoing needs

MEDICATIONS & HYGIENE
  • vitamins – infant drops, chewable, tablets
  • tylenol, ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin
  • antacids
  • cough & cold – pills, syrup
  • antibiotics – pills, injectable, suspension, ointment
  • imodium
  • laxatives
  • simethicone – drops, pills
  • antifungals – ointment, pills, vaginal suppositories/cream, powder, shampoo, spray
  • hygiene items – soap, shampoo, toothpaste/brush, powder, deodorant, cream, mouthwash
  • meds for scabies
  • hydrocortisone cream, calamine lotion
  • oral hyperglycemics – glucophage, glipizide, glyburide
  • anti-seizure medications – phenobarb, tegretol, neurontin
  • asthma medications –  theophylline, albuterol – pills, pumps, nebulizer
  • anti hypertensives – HCTZ, lasix, nifedipine, verapamil
  • prostate meds – hytrin
  • topical corticosteriods
  • eye ointment, drops
  • ear drops
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
  • blood pressure cuffs
MEDICAL SUPPLIES
  • sutures – 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0 absorbable and non-absorbable
  • Reli-On glucose meter & strips (Walmart)
  • angiocaths – 20,22, 24, 26g
  • foley caths – 14, 16FR
  • tegaderm, tape
  • disposable razors
  • single-edged razor blades
  • umbilical tape
OFFICE NEEDS
  • index cards
  • sharpie markers – black, blue
  • stapler & staples
  • white-out pens
  • pen
  • HP ink –  61 black & 61 color
  • hole reinforcements
  • tall office chair
  • scotch tape
  • envelopes – long and short
  • duct/gorilla tape & clear packing tape
SERVICES
  • medical professionals willing to put together educational lessons (can be in English or Kreyol) for patients and/or Haitian staff
  • people willing to research medical topics
  • people willing to research and write grants