Medical Reports

History of Cardiac Surgery Program at Hôpital Sacré Coeur

During a trip Hôpital Sacré Coeur in November, 1996 a discussion was held between the first president of CRUDEM, Dr. Ted Dubuque, and Dr. Tom Pezzella, regarding initiation of an open-heart surgery program in... Read More

Cardiac Surgery Week: Trip Diary

Morning clinic started at 8:30 AM on Saturday morning Drs. Pezzella and Kamlot visited with, examined, and evaluated 2-D echocardiograms on 12 patients. Read More

Supporting One of Haiti’s Most Important Natural Resources: Breast Milk

The substantial positive impact of breastfeeding is immeasurable because breast milk, and the associated practices designed to support the breastfeeding mother, are crucial to infant survival. Read More

The Blood Bank at Hôpital Sacré Coeur

The blood bank section of the lab was started in 2005 and is regulated by the Haitian Red Cross headquartered in Port au Prince. Read More

Clubfoot Clinic

In May 2011, a clubfoot treatment clinic was opened at Hôpital Sacré Coeur. Clubfoot is the most common serious musculo-skeletal birth defect in both the US and Haiti, occurring in approximately 1/1000 births. Read More

Letter from Hôpital Sacré Coeur CEO: Harold Prévil, M.D.

Twenty–five years later, Hôpital Sacré Coeur of Milot as an organization is at the cornerstone of that question: Are we, as an organization, sustainable? Read More

Emergency Obstetric Care

Ce recueil contient un ensemble d’outils et d’instructions à utiliser pour recueillir des informations et les analyser afin d’évaluer la qualité des soins offerts dans les établissements de soins obstétricaux d’urgence (SOU). Read More

Advanced Life Support in Obstectics/Neonatal Resuscitation Seminar

As you may know, Haiti has some of the worst health statistics in the world. It is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, and medical care (pre- and post-quake) statistics are on a... Read More

Diabetes in Haiti

In a poor country such as Haiti, early disease identification and management is essential. The most effective medical intervention strategy in Haiti is to intervene early in the course of disease to assure the... Read More

Haiti mission January 15 – 23, 2010

This is the chronology of our medical mission to Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake. Read More