From the Chairman

Spring 2012 Letter from the President

After having worked in Haiti for more than twenty years, one thing I have learned is that nothing is easy in Haiti. From what would appear to be a very simple surgical case to... Read More

David G. Butler, M. D. – The CRUDEM Foundation’s President of the Board

David G. Butler, M. D. - The CRUDEM Foundation's President of the Board tells us about the care that Hôpital Sacré Coeur offers to the people of Milot and explains the ways the hospital... Read More

President’s Update on Hôpital Sacré Coeur’s Life-Saving Programs!

The sights and sounds of Carnival engulf me as I write to you from Milot. From the look of it, the gaiety of the crowds, their bedazzling costumes, and the non-stop raucous music, Carnival... Read More

A Message from CRUDEM/HSC’s 4th President, Dr. David Butler

In April 1992, as I stepped out of a six seat plane on arrival at Cap Haitian in the company of Ted and Carol Dubuque, there was never a thought that at any time... Read More

Moving Forward

Six months ago Hôpital Sacré Coeur had grown to 420 beds and had just moved the patients from the local schools which had been converted into hospital wards to the hospital tents in preparation for the reopening... Read More

Update Crudem/ Hopital Sacre Coeur, June 6, 2010

It's been over a month since our last update and I'm sure you are wondering what is happening at the hospital. I just returned and it is encouraging to see the Haitian administration... Read More


I just returned from Haiti and again was amazed at the many changes since my last visit one month ago. We were blessed to have over 70 volunteers on site which made me... Read More


We are all busy with our everyday lives and once the media turn off their spotlight it is easy to forget about the terrible tragedy in Haiti. If you are reading this update I... Read More
The CRUDEM Foundation

Appeal Letter March ’10

We’ve been in Haiti for almost 25 years. On January 12th, CRUDEM’s greatest passion met Haiti’s greatest need. Now, we urgently need your support to help Haitians regain their health and their footing for... Read More

UPDATE MARCH 17, 2010, Crudem/Hopital Sacre Coeur

Our main philosophy at Hopital Sacre Coeur is to teach Haitian medical personnel and to work side by side with the Haitian staff so when a volunteer leaves, quality medical care continues.... Read More