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Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti

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2840 Liberty Avenue, Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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412-361-5200

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HAS In Action

Staying a Step Ahead of Cholera

When the rains first began in Haiti several weeks ago, we cautiously planned and prepared for our worst fear: more cholera.  After the first few big rain storms of 2011 the number of patients

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A View on Cholera

Notes on cholera at HAS from 17 year old Haitian/American Stephanie Dorvil:

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Anger-Lesforges Spring

While the hospital was being built, Dr. Mellon recognized the need for a steady water supply for the employees, patients and their families.

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Midwife Training

For many years, HAS has provided continuing education for the traditional birth attendants in the HAS primary service area.  Most births occur at home, with the support of th

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Treating Cholera

We are confronting a mystery.

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Cholera Patient Transfer from High-risk Area

The impact of disease is not limited to the afflicted individual.  The illness of an individual creates a social and economic ripple effect which is complex and crippling. 

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Home Visits to Cholera Patients

As we review the patient statistics in the adult cholera unit, we cannot avoid the reality that a large proportion of these patients come from three communities.

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Preventing Cholera

While the number of admissions to the HAS cholera treatment units have declined somewhat, it is now clear that people

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Trend Lines for Cholera

The daily admissions to the adult and child cholera units has shown significant variability in the past ten days; whenever we think we are making some progress, the number jumps up again.  The

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Cholera traced to the source.

Yesterday we went to the courtyards of some of the people who had been discharged from the hospital in the past several weeks.

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