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HAS celebrates World Immunization Week

April 24, 2013

Today, as HAS celebrates World Immunization Week with the World Health Organization, we also celebrate the parents of our Artibonite community, who greatly value the vaccines that protect their children from deadly diseases. HAS community health workers and parents work together to ensure that vaccines will get to those who need them most—infants and children, HAS’s smallest patients.

Putting our Heads Together to Find Global Health Solutions

April 19, 2013

Winston Churchill once said, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” At HAS, we know that all people and organizations enjoy successful ventures alongside attempts that don’t work out as planned; what matters is that we remain dedicated to improvement.

This World Health Day, Meet the Community Health Workers on the Front Lines

April 5, 2013

We are honoring World Health Day at HAS by taking a look at a health challenge that is very real and growing in our community: childhood malnutrition.  One of the most critical means of combating childhood malnutrition is through education and prevention.

At HAS: Discovering An Alarming Rise in Child Malnutrition this Spring

April 3, 2013

Later this week, much of the world will be focused on World Health Day. Here at HAS, we've decided to highlight childhood malnutrition as we think about global health because it is a chronic problem that is alarmingly worse this year in Haiti.

TB: Haiti's Biggest Health Crisis

March 21, 2013

What began as coughing, headache and body pain was really the start of a three-year journey including a two-month hospitalization in the isolation unit.

"This pump has no dry season": A Look at the Impact of Clean Water in Haiti

March 18, 2013
Photos by Megan Toth

Friday is World Water Day. In honor of that, we wanted to take some time to share several of the experiences we've had at HAS, in witnessing just how transformative it is when communities are given access to clean water.

The Words of Albert Schweitzer and the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach

March 1, 2013

Friday May 10 2013, 8:00pm

Tickets $25 (includes reception)

All proceeds benefit the Canadian Friends of Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti

St. James Church, Dundas
137 Melville Street, Dundas, Ontario
905-627-1424
http://stjamesdundas.ca/music/musica-st-james/

First European Alumni Award Dedicated to Ian Rawson

September 17, 2012

The 7th Reunion of the HAS Haiti Alumni Association Europe took place at Bienenberg/Basel/Switzerland September 7 – 9, 2012. Around 100 former employees, volunteers and interested people from Haiti, US, Switzerland, Holland, Germany, Spain and UK participated at the meeting.

HAS Welcomes Louis Martin as CEO

September 11, 2012

Dear Friends:

As the current Board Chair of Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti, I am very pleased to share with you some news which I believe will further strengthen our organization as we strive to continue service to the people of the Artibonite Valley.

Tropical Storm Isaac

August 30, 2012

Tropical Storm Isaac assaulted Haiti on its way north to the US Gulf Coast last week. Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti, located in the Artibonite Valley and sheltered by two large mountain ranges, is rarely affected by hurricanes, which do greater damage to coastal communities.

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