DISH 2014 Medical Mission to Haiti!

Calling for healthcare volunteers/participants including doctors, pharmacists, ARNP’s, PA’s, nurses…and other support team members.

  • Where: Leogane, Haiti (near Port-au-Prince)
  • When: Thursday May 22 until Sunday May 25th 2014.

To register send email to : kdelisma@dishforhaiti.org

 

Who can participate?

  • Medical Doctors from all medical specialties including internal medicine, general surgery, plastic surgery, infectious diseases, cardiology, pulmonary, family medicine, pediatrics, dentists, podiatrists, emergency medicine…etc
  • Nurses ,  Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Associates
  • Pharmacists
  • Other healthcare professionals

 

Travel Rules

  • Each volunteer traveler agrees to pay for his or her own travel tickets as well as room and board.
  • We will try to find group discount rates with airlines and hotels.
  • Supplies Needed. Each participant will make an effort to collect and bring supply from the following list.
Dr. Kansky DeLisma examining a patient

Dr. Kansky DeLisma examining a patient

List of needed supplies/equipment for the service

  • Blood pressure cuffs
  • Stethoscope
  • Otoscope
  • Tongue depressors
  • Glucometers  & test strips
  • Bandages
  • Gauze
  • Gloves
  • Masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Adhesive Tape
  • Peroxide
  • Alcohol swabs
  • Disposable gowns

Medicines Needed: (we can only accept unexpired medications in sealed containers)

  • Tylenol/Acetaminophen
  • Ibuprofen
  • Multivitamin
  • Antiacid medications
  • Cough medicine
  • Anti-fungal medicine (Lotrimin or other otc athletes foot meds)
  • Permethrin 5%
  • Antibiotic ointments
  • Neosporin/polysporin
  • Benadryl  (tabs & children’s liquid)
  • Imodium
  • 1 % hydrocortisone cream or other prescription steroid cream
  • Antibiotics (Amoxicillin, Keflex, Bactrim, Ciprofloxacin, Augmentin, etc)
  • Antiparasites  (flagyl, mebendazole…)
  • PinX  (otc pinworm medicine)
  • Antibiotic eye drops
  • Inhalers (albuterol, atrovent, flovent, advair)
  • Prednisone oral tablets and liquid
  • Electrolyte replacement solution – powder pedialyte or generic
  • Medical tape
  •  Blood pressure medicines
  • Diabetes oral medication
  • Regular Insulin

To donate any of the above medicines and/or supplies, please send them to:

D.I.S.H
Attn: Dr. Kansky DeLisma, MD, MPH
3550 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 600
Miami, FL, 33157

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