1400 Surgeries and Counting

The FOTCOH Surgery Program is a huge part of our work in Haiti. Since its inception, Garron Lukas, FOTCOH’s sole volunteer surgeon, has performed an estimated 1400 surgeries during the regularly scheduled FOTCOH clinics at the nearby Dr. Martinez Hospital in Jacmel. Four times a year, Dr. Lukas travels to Haiti to provide life-saving and […]

Helping an abandoned baby

The FOTCOH clinic not only cares for patients acutely, but it also serves the patients throughout their struggles with hypertension, diabetes, asthma, among other things. The medical volunteers working at the clinic in Haiti also do well-child checks for newborns through toddlers – sometimes, these children have been abandoned by their mothers and are being […]

The House of Life: Chapter 10

Measuring the success of global health programs and medical relief efforts is multi-faceted and complex to say the least. However, FOTCOH boasts several features, which have certainly contributed to the success of the organization in providing medical care here in Haiti.  First and foremost is trust. It is easy to see that patients here believe […]