EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORT

Earthquake Response Timeline

Press Release January 12, 2010 The Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad (AMHE), South Florida Chapter is saddened by the news of the devastating earthquake that hit on Haiti on Tuesday January 12, 2010. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the families of the people of Haiti who… Read more »

Suggested List of Things to Bring

SUGGESTED LIST OF THINGS TO BRING This is not the full list but it is some of the things you can take.  However you should travel as light as you can. VM T-Shirt and Jacket (if you have them) PASSPORT Long-sleeve shirts (preferably cotton) Long pants (Dickies brand) Hat or… Read more »

Health Information for Travelers to Haiti

Available at: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/haiti.aspx. Accessed Jan. 2010 Preparing for Your Trip to Haiti Before visiting Haiti, you may need to get the following vaccinations and medications for vaccine-preventable diseases and other diseases you might be at risk for at your destination: (Note: Your doctor or health-care provider will determine what you will need,… Read more »

Drop-Off Locations for Medical Supplies

Please, Medical Supplies Only (No clothes, blankets, or food) Office of Tony Bien-Aime, MD 19503 NW 57th Ave Miami FL 33055 (305) 621-8080 From 8:30 am to 3:30 PM View Map Memorial Highway Baptist Church 14455 Memorial Highway Miami, FL 33161 305 947-1098 View Map   Empire Health Care Consultants Office… Read more »

Preliminary List of Emergency Medical Supplies

Sterile and regular Gloves Antibiotics (p.o. and i-v): cephalosporins, cillins, cleocin, etc. Skin-graft equipments (dermatome, blades, mesher), Basics: Alcohol, Hydrogen Peroxide, Betadine, gauze, bandage, tapes Topical wound care: Silvadene, Bacitracin, Neosporin, Xeroform Sterilizing equipments, Cauterizing equipments Scissors, Staples, staple removers, Sutures (all sizes and types) Nylon (ethilon) 2-0, 3-0, 4-0… Read more »