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Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti

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2840 Liberty Avenue, Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone

412-361-5200

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First European Alumni Award Dedicated to Ian Rawson

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.

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HAS Welcomes Louis Martin as CEO

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.

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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

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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.

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We Came to Help

Walking into the cholera tents at Hospital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) is daunting. Swathed in drippy moist heat and the acrid smells of human sickness the nurses and doctors acrobatically move between cholera cots that are crammed into every corner.

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When the earthquake struck Haiti we felt the tremors at Bombay

We do not know why we chose to fly out of Haiti on 31 Dec 2009.

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An Incredible Gift

I had the pleasure of spending a week at Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti in March, 2011, working with the Anesthesia Department.  As I have learned so many times in life, things don’t always t

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HAS Board Meets in Deschapelles

During this past week the Board of Directors gathered in Deschapelles for our semi-annual meeting.

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Contrasting Realities

As the van taking me to the airport pulled out of Deschapelles, tenderly making its way over speed bumps, I was fully aware that I had left a part of me in that oasis of fertile land, lush gardens,

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Go to the People...

Go to the People;Learn from them;Start from where they are;Build on what they have.

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