COVID-19 Response

HEI and SBH are working around the clock to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in southern Haiti. Learn more.


St. Boniface parked ambulance

St. Boniface Advances CPR Initiative

Having all doctors and nurses at a hospital certified in Basic Life Support (CPR) is a standard initiative in the U.S., and in most countries around the world—but not Haiti. Nevertheless, Haitian staff and directors at St. Boniface requested everyone be certified and now, 67 doctors and nurses at the hospital, as well as all physical therapists, have passed the course.

Elderly woman smiling with a crowd of other women in the background

Celebrating Women in Haiti

​For International Women’s Day last month, the women of Fond-des-Blancs, Haiti gathered together to celebrate with music, dancing and talking.

Nanette talking with an employee at St. Boniface Hospital

Humanitarian Award

Our co-founder and President Emeritus, Nannette Canniff, recently received the James R. McIntyre Humanitarian Award for her contribution to the community.

Fabienne Jean (Spinal Cord Injury Patient) being carried off of a helicopter

A New Rehab Center Aims to Redefine Spinal Cord Injury in Haiti

This January shovels hit the ground in Fond-des-Blancs for the construction of a long-awaited Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Rehabilitation and Vocational Training Center. Employing 10 locally-hired skilled workers and 30 local construction workers, the facility is scheduled to open its doors in May.