Menu Contact

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti

Address

2840 Liberty Avenue, Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone

412-361-5200

Email

HAS Heroes

HAS In Action

  • Orthotics Services Now Offered at HAS/Hanger Klinik

    Following the January 2010 earthquake, in which many people died and many others suffered major crushing injuries, Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti cared for a number of patients who had undergone traumatic but life-saving amputations. Even before the earthquake, it was difficult to find a place to provide new limbs for people who needed them due to accidents of chronic diseases.

    Read More

Inside HAS

  • Birthday of an Inspiration

    This January 14, HAS celebrates the birthday of one of the inspirations for Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS):  Albert Schweitzer himself.  Born in Germany in 1875, Schweitzer was a talented musician, philosopher, and medical missionary who founded and sustained a hospital in West Africa, along with winning the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for works on his philosophy of "Reverence f

    Read More

HAS Events

  • Christmas in Deschapelles 2011

    Every year since the opening of the hospital in 1956, the Mellon’s hosted a luncheon for employees the Friday before Christmas. In the early years, when we had fewer employees, the event was held in the hospital cafeteria. Over the years, the event has moved down to the Mellon House, with tables set around the large Strangler Fig tree. 

    Read More

Partner Spotlight

  • Celebrating Two Decades of Partnership

    Today in Switzerland and in Haiti, twenty years of friendship and support for the people of Haiti are being celebrated.  Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS) very gratefully recognizes the 20th anniversary of our partnership with Verein Partnerschaft Kinderspitaeler Biel (VPKB) on December 14, 2011.

    Read More

HAS In Action

  • HAS Teaches Young Physicians

    Ever since Hopital Albert Schweitzer opened in 1956, it has opened doors for its students and its professional staff to advance their clinical knowledge. In its earliest days, HAS was staffed primarily by American and European physicians and nurses. Now, all of the permanent physicians and nurses are Haitian, trained at the four excellent medical schools and multiple schools of nursing.

    Read More

HAS In Action

  • The Gift of Clean Water

    Great work continues at Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti with programs to provide clean water to surrounding communities. Working with our partners the Rotary Clubs of Verrettes, Haiti and of Ancaster, Ontario, wells with hand pumps were recently installed at the Charlemagne Peralte National School in Verrettes and at the Centre de Formation Croisade Church led by Pastor Niza.

    Read More

HAS In Action

  • Traditional Birth Attendants Graduate from HAS Training Program

    Yesterday as morning broke, a flow of women wearing white dresses and head wraps came up the corridor leading to the hospital. Some were on foot, others were crowded into the back of tap-taps, and others were riding on the back of mototaxis, holding their skirts away from the spokes of the rear wheel.

    Read More

Inside HAS

  • Compelling photos by Karl Grobl

    Award-winning photojournalist Karl Grobl recently made his fourth journey to Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti.  Karl travels the globe recording many faces and places, but we find his pictures of Haiti most compelling.  Few can capture the spirit and resilience of the Haitian people, and the remarkable work of our hospital, in this way.

    Read More

HAS In Action

  • Sixty New Latrines

    With a generous grant from the Hummingbird Foundation, Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti is building sixty latrines in the mountain community of Terre Net in our region.

    Read More

Photography by KarlGrobl.com
Site by Imagebox