Medical Reports

Hôpital Sacré Coeur Leads the Way in Haiti Neonatal Care

The high infant mortality in Haiti inspired Dr. Harold Prévil to begin a special program for newborns (neonates) when he became Medical Director for Hôpital Sacré Coeur in 2008. Read More

The First Earthquake Patient

The earthquake drastically altered his course. Like too many others in Port au Prince, Watson found himself amidst the street rubble. His brother was dead and Watson barely clung to life. Read More

A Team of Many Differences Unites to Save a Life

In Haiti the decision to live or die often depends upon seemingly simple things, such as the availability of an antibiotic to administer to a patient, or the availability of oxygen for a patient... Read More

The Challenges of Physiotherapy in Haiti

Historically, the need for education and services to improve healthcare in Haiti has been overshadowed by a lack of valuable resources; resources depleted through a string of political struggles and natural disasters. Read More

Women’s Health Services at Hôpital Sacré Coeur

The vast majority of women in Haiti give birth under deplorable conditions without medical care. The attendant at the birth is usually a village elder or lay person with some personal experience in... Read More

Medicine without the Nonsense: Practicing Medicine in Haiti

It is liberating to practice medicine without worrying about billing, procedure and diagnostic codes, utilization review, pre-certification of tests and other third-party intrusions on your relationships with patients. You are there simply to help,... Read More


There have been several occasions recently where lives have been either saved or improved because of the electronic capability of Hôpital Sacré Coeur. Read More