Medical Reports

The New Emergency Room is a National Reference

Hopitâl Sacré Coeur is now a reference hospital, not only for the North but also for many nearby regions. Read More

HSC Trauma and Orthopedic Surgeons Work Together to Save a Patient

On the night of September 8, 2014, we received a severely injured patient who came to the ER of Hôpital Sacré Coeur, one hour after the injury occurred. Read More

Cervical Cancer in Haiti and in Hôpital Sacré Coeur

Cervical cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths in the resource poor world. It is known as a disease of the poor. The recorded death rate in Haiti from cervical cancer is... Read More
Typical gray-white pseudomembrane in the throat of a patient with diphtheria.

A Pediatric Killer Comes to Hôpital Sacré Coeur

A four-year-old girl from a small town in the north of Haiti was critically ill. Happy and playful just the day before, she was now infected with a deadly bacterium and couldn’t breathe. Read More
Histological Changes from Healthy to Cancer

PAP Smear Screening

Morphological characters for interpretation — what does the screener look for? Read More

CRUDEM Foundation Awarded Funds for Pathology Department

The CRUDEM Foundation is pleased to announce their receipt of an award of $38,000 for the purchase of cytology and histology telepathy equipment to enhance the services of the Hôpital Sacré Coeur Pathology Department. Read More

USAID and JHPIEGO Working with Hôpital Sacré Coeur

Haiti has long suffered from substandard performance in the areas of maternal and newborn health. Read More
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Diabetic Challenges at Hôpital Sacré Coeur — Tufts In Haiti 2014

These clinic days are exciting and important days for Marie — she not only receives her monthly supply of insulin and other essential supplies, but she is also able to talk with other kids... Read More
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In the Bear’s Jaws: My Heart Attack in Milot

Even though I work with doctors every day, I didn’t seem to recognize the danger signs of a heart attack, the sweating, radiating pain in the arm and jaw, the heaviness and dull aching... Read More

Tetanus and Diphtheria Vaccine for All Hôpital Sacré Coeur Employees

Tetanus is a deadly bacterial disease that strikes the central nervous system, causing muscle contractions particularly of the jaw and neck muscles. Read More