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Help DISH Help Haiti

DISH Invites you to Participate 5 for 5 Walk-a-thon at Zoo Miami to Support Haiti 5 years anniversary of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake 5K Walk-a-thon   Saturday January 10, 2015 7am-8am (Registration) 8am-10am (Walkathon) 10am-Noon (social event) Zoo Miami Zoo Boulevard 12400 SW 152 St. Miami, FL 33177 (305) 251-0400 Everyone is invited including kids. $30/Person before  January 1st, 2015 $15/person for 13 & under After  01/01/2015: $40/person 13 & under: $20/person Tickets (your registration) Adult $30.00 USDChild (13 and under) $15.00 … Continue reading

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DISH second medical mission in Haiti: A collaborative success!

The 2nd annual DISH international medical service was implemented in Dame-Marie, Haiti, from May 23-27, 2013. Providers’ Participation A total of 42 licensed healthcare professionals participated in the mission: 23 providers including doctors, nurses, and pharmacists from Florida traveled to Port-au-Prince (PAP). They were joined at the airport by 14 doctors and supporting staff from Haiti. After 3 hours at the airport of PAP waiting for clearance where all the medications and supplies were checked for valid expiration date, the … Continue reading

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May 23-May 27, 2013, DISH 2nd International Medical Service in Haiti – call for Volunteers!

DISH is organizing its second International Medical Service in Haiti planned for May 23 until May 27, 2013. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, including those who were present during the days after the earthquake, are being called to join this humanitarian effort and help DISH reach this critical milestone. Focus: General surgery and primary care in rural Haiti When: May 23-May 27, 2013 Where: Dame-Marie, Haiti Travel Schedule Depart from Miami, FL to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday May 23. Return … Continue reading

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DISH First International Medical Service in Haiti – Call for volunteers!

DISH is organizing its first International Medical Service in Haiti planned for the last weekend of May 2012. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, including those who were present during the days after the earthquake, are being called to join this humanitarian effort and help DISH reach this critical milestone. When:  May 24-28, 2012 Focus:  General primary care &  medical  education seminars Depart from Miami, FL to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thurs. May 24. Return to Miami Monday, May 28. Work days … Continue reading

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Jan 2010: Four Days in Port-au-Prince

Miami, Florida—When I arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Jan. 22, 2010, ten days after the earthquake, the first thing that struck me at the airport was the smell of dead bodies as soon as I got off the airplane, even before walking down the steps to hit the ground. That was a clear warning of the magnitude of the disaster that claimed more than 200,000 lives on Jan. 12, 2010. The place looked like a quiet war zone. The U.S. … Continue reading

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