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Keeping the Machines Humming

The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation has been awarded a grant from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to fund the “Reparation Pou Amelyore Ekipman Medikal (REPARE)” program for biomedical equipment management.

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Baby in a Lunchbox

In the hospital in Les Cayes, a young woman saw an incubator where a tiny baby, hardly bigger than a soda bottle, lay wearing a onesie that was far too big for him.

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SBHF Surgical Center Opens Its Doors!

On Thanksgiving morning in the US, our team in Haiti celebrated a huge milestone after performing the first surgery in the new St. Boniface Surgical Center.

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Hurricane Response Update: Six Weeks After the Storm

On October 4, 2016 Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti’s southern peninsula, causing massive, widespread devastation in a region already struggling with poverty, hunger, and a health system that barely functioned in the best of times.

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SBHF in the News

SBHF is one of the few established organizations on the ground in the southern peninsula reporting information about the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Click here to see highlight from our contributions to the national and international press.

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Through the Storm

On the afternoon of October 12, 2016 - eight days after Hurricane Matthew devastated the southern peninsula of Haiti - Dr. Samuel Bernard, Medical Director of St. Boniface Hospital in Fond-des-Blancs, Haiti, received a call from the International Medical Corps (IMC).

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Hurricane Matthew - Update

I just got off a satellite call with our team in Fond-des-Blancs, and Hurricane Matthew is taking a heavy toll.

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Hurricane Matthew Preparations

Hurricane Matthew is heading directly for southern Haiti. We’re expecting tonight and tomorrow (October 3-4) will see significant, and potentially catastrophic, damage in the area around St. Boniface Hospital.

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Water Starts Flowing to the Hospital

St. Boniface Hospital’s three wells used to produce enough water to satisfy all the hospital’s needs. But this year, because of the hospital’s growth, and with wells running dry due to the ongoing drought, the operations team resorted to trucking water from the spring two miles away, and filling the hospital’s cisterns by hand, bucket by bucket.

Christamen's Clear New Future

Last week, a 10 year old girl named Cristamen arrived at St. Boniface, covered from head to toe in dry, scaly lesions. Her condition was so apparent that as she walked through the hospital campus, patients and staff couldn’t help but stare.