Monthly Archives: November 2010

Day 30 - 340 Cholera Cases

November 30, 2010 at 7:14 pm

In just over 1 week since the team has arrived, we are truly transformed from an outpatient clinic to a full blown cholera treatment centre.  We are providing 24 hour care for our region of 25,000 people.  We now have 3 full time doctors, 3 full time nurses and 5 assistants.  Our volunteer medical team [...]

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CBC The National

November 28, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Watch the Canadian News evening program tonight or tomorrow for more of Haiti Village Health activities in the North.

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24 hours in the life of….

November 25, 2010 at 10:51 pm

Our team arrived on the ground on Monday and already it seems like we’ve been here for weeks.  It is great to return to Haiti and the village of Bod me Limbe that is so near to my heart.  I knew that cholera was spreading rapidly through the country but did not realize the pace [...]

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Return to Canada for one - Arrival of others…

November 25, 2010 at 10:03 am

As Dr. Keenan’s new team arrives, one leaves. Their team consists of 2 physicians, 1 RN and support staff… what a relief it is to share the care of patients with others. They arrive just as our Haitian physician and I are treating a case of severe dehydration, and monitoring a few others. We managed [...]

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Growing Cholera, exhaustion… no end in site…

November 20, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Over the past 3 days, our cholera patient numbers have increased to over 20 per day… today, 24+… One cannot begin to imagine the sure amount of exhaustion on the ground, without being present. As numbers increase, so do the number of severe cases - and as previously stated in prior posts, our personnel remains [...]

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