impactful 2018 trip to marigot and breau, haiti
The Heart of Medicine's volunteer medical trip to Haiti began October 29 and finished November 2, 2018. The healthcare team treated more than 400 patients over 5 days in Marigot and Breau.
A heart-felt thank you to all those who donated medications or provided funds to help cover the in country costs. Please read the stories from our Blog above to see how your contributions helped touch lives.
We are looking to double our impact in 2019 and facilitate 2 medical trips to Haiti. To help us achieve that goal, please consider supporting our organization by clicking here.
Volunteer Medical Care In Developing Countries
We work with other non-profits to staff existing clinics that are often available to patients just a few weeks each year. Volunteers pay for their own travel then our organization covers all in country costs including transportation, lodging, food, translators and medicine.
Our team collaborates with established organizations in the US and in developing countries to connect volunteer healthcare providers with underserved populations. We facilitate annual trips to Haiti to provide primary care services to communities that have limited access to medical care.
newspaper Article highlights The Heart of Medicine
The Heart of Medicine's recent trip to Marigot was featured in the Frederick News Post on December 9, 2017. We are so grateful for their coverage of the organization highlighting the impact of everyone's contributions (donors, volunteers, board members) to bringing health care to underserved communities in Haiti. Please click here to read the article.
Volunteer team delivers primary care in Haiti IN october 2017
A volunteer medical team traveled to Marigot, Haiti in October 2017 to staff the clinic operated by the Caribbean Foundation of Development. Thank you to the amazing community of volunteers, board members and contributors that support the Heart of Medicine and made this trip possible. View our Blog to read the daily updates from the team.
Successful Medical Trip to Marigot, Haiti in November 2016
Our November 2016 medical trip was to the southern coast of Haiti, east of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew. Four healthcare providers and a non-medical volunteer staffed a clinic in the community of Marigot from November 7-11, 2016. We treated 360 patients at an average cost of $3.02 per patient visit. View our Blog to read the daily updates from when the team was in country.