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Read the latest news, events, and programs going on in northern Haiti, Hôpital Sacré Coeur, and The CRUDEM Foundation!

Heavy Rains, Flooding and Mudslides Overwhelm Milot

Though spared the full wrath of Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria, Hôpital Sacré Coeur and Milot have endured the tragic effects of over a week of fierce tropical storms. Forecasts call for daily damaging weather through mid-October.

Heavy thunderstorms caused the river to rise 10 feet and overflow into... Read More

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Hôpital Sacré-Coeur and Milot Experience Torrential Rains & Flooding

Despite having been spared the full wrath of Hurricane Irma, Hôpital Sacré-Coeur and Milot endured fierce thunderstorms which flooded the area in Irma’s wake, including some of the hospital buildings. During Friday night, torrential... Read More

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Hurricane Preparations at Hôpital Sacré-Coeur

In advance of Hurricane Irma, the staff at Hôpital Sacré-Coeur worked tirelessly to safeguard the patients and the hospital. The most vulnerable of the patients were moved to a windowless and secure room in... Read More

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Hôpital Sacré-Coeur Runs Far Reaching Immunization Clinic

HSC’s Community Health Service ran an immunization clinic in early September. The two vaccines used were donated by Sanofi-Pasteur. Both vaccines contain antigens against tetanus and diphtheria. The two 19th century diseases still cause deaths... Read More

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You and I never know who might walk through our door next

Every day scores of gravely ill and severely injured patients walk through the door of Hôpital Sacré Coeur’s Emergency Room — 7,554 people last year. A typical day might include patients like:

Yolanda, one of... Read More