Health
 Haiti
Project #5872

Haiti: Reduce Cholera and diarrhea in children

by Medical Teams International
Feb 15, 2012

Canaan IDP Camp (with a link to a video update)

The Internally Displaced Peoples’ Camp (IDP) of Canaan is an IDP camp about an hour north of the capital, Port-au-Prince, where approximately 90,000 people have resettled after the 2011 earthquake. The clinic is managed by Medical Teams International Haitian staff nurses and is offered supplimental support by visiting US-based volunteer physicians and nurses. The nurses provide consultations, exams, medications and health training to the population living in Canaan on a daily basis. We support the Canaan IDP Community by:

  • Staffing and managing daily primary care medical clinics that care for over 18,000 residents of the Canaan IDP camp annually.
  • Building the clinic structure that serves as a primary care clinic, community center and church.
  • Providing referrals and arranging transfers of those in need of acute care.
  • Providing pharmaceutical services at the camp.
  • Sending 12 primary care and specialty service volunteer teams from the US annually.

See images of the camp and meet some of the people we help at http://www.medicalteams.org/sf/about_us/media_center/videos/Our_work_in_Haiti.aspx.

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Medical Teams International

Location: Portland, OR - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.medicalteams.org
Medical Teams International
Project Leader:
Katie Carroll
Manager, Digital Marketing
Portland, Oregon United States

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