We are a group dedicated to sharing information and facilitating the movement of resources among groups and individuals involved in medical care, health promotion and education, and water and sanitation in northern Haiti. We aim to introduce individuals and groups to each other, share information between organizations and health facilities, and serve as a channel for organizations to deliver their health supplies throughout the region.
We provide an accessible place for our members to connect with each other by linking organizations with others who can help them meet their goals and needs. Our website and email listserv is used by organizations to post and respond to need, while we frequently receive emails and calls from member organizations with questions, with subjects like:
Each week we visit several organizations to determine their needs and think through possibilities for linking with other organizations in the area to reach their goals. These visits are often part of distribution trips to pick up and deliver supplies or to attend a meeting between organizations where our knowledge and connections might be handy to participants. Check out our blog for posts on these visits, with stories like these of how we help meet the needs of individuals, organizations, and health sector leaders:
We also hold meetings to provide networking opportunities and create a place for health sector leaders to disseminate their vision with northern Haiti's active civil society. We have had several large meetings, attended by up to 70 people, with agendas like:
We procure supplies from health organizations' surplus and distribute them out as needed from our warehouse in Cap Haitien. We also partner with donor organizations to distribute supplies in northern Haiti. These generous donors include Direct Relief International, Americares, Project Cure, and the International Organization for Migration.
We are a group dedicated to sharing information and facilitating the movement of resources among groups and individuals involved in medical care, health promotion and education, and water and sanitation in northern Haiti. We aim to…