Having Pride and Enthusiasm for FOTCOH

Each Spring, Kay Shank, a long-time FOTCOH volunteer, is invited to do a presentation on Haiti and the work of FOTCOH by Deborah Erickson at Bradley University. In preparation, Kay creates a powerpoint presentation which walks the class through a typical day at the clinic, while also covering the history of Haiti as a country, […]

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The Reality of Medical Care in Haiti

We are 3 days into a 2-week medical mission trip in Haiti, near Jacmel, where a 2-week clinic is held 6 times per year. I saw a very sick 6-month-old baby today. The mother had no idea how sick this child was. Most likely this small Haitian patient probably had bronchiolitis – resp rate of […]

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You Can Help in Haiti

I am on my 10th trip to Haiti with FOTCOH and am co-leader of this team. I started coming in November of 2010. I still to this day cannot get over the level of poverty in this country. Driving through Port-au-Prince to make our way over the mountains I look at the piles of trash […]

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