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Insider Series

About FOTCOH’s Insider Series

Join us for free, live-streamed and recorded Zoom discussions on topics that are critical to FOTCOH’s work in Haiti.

Topics and special guests vary. Be sure to check this page for updates, future events, and recordings!

Past Insider Series Recordings

May 4, 2022

This session featured special guest Lori Most, founder of BackpackEMR. Click below to watch our conversation about how we can bridge the gap between medical teams and patients in remote areas.

In 2016, BackpackEMR Founder, Lori Most, created a portable Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system for rural mobile clinics, and is supporting organizations across 24 countries to improve the impact of their health services for people without access to health facilities. BackpackEMR eases collaboration and connects Haitian staff and American medical volunteers to make patient care more effective.

February 17, 2022

In this session, special guest Ambassador Dan Foote (Former Special Envoy to Haiti) and Nathan Ruby (Executive Director of FOTCOH) discuss current political and social challenges in Haiti as well as long-term solutions.

Recently retired career diplomat Dan Foote was named United States Special Envoy for Haiti in 2021. This followed his stint on the faculty of the Marine Corps War College. Known for his leadership acumen, judgment, and communication skills, he has held diverse senior foreign policy positions. His diplomatic and leadership tools were honed directing several of the U.S. government’s largest overseas programs in the world’s most challenging, high-threat environments.