Project #4567

Medical Supplies for Hospitals in Haiti

by Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance
Feb 7, 2012

January 2012 Report

VIDA is continuing to support grassroots efforts to bring medical care to the poorest  areas of Haiti.

VIDA supported supported the third trip of a medical team headed by Haitian born physician, Alix J.Magloire who is the Chief of Medicine at the Oakland Veterans Administration Clinic. Dr. Magloire, and two other Haitian born physicians are working at a healthcare center in Cayes Jacmal. The doctor's were able to ship an ultrasound and anesthesia machines on their most recent visit along with general medical supplies.

VIDA also support a local church group which travel to Haiti in December.  They brought 24 suitcases of medical supplies to benefit an orphanage in Port au Prince.


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Organization Information

Volunteers for Interamerican Development Assistance

Location: Emeryville, CA - USA
Project Leader:
Patti Mangan
Board of Directors Member
Emeryville, California United States

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