When the hurricane landed mainly in the southern part of the country where it caused floods, damage to property and loss of lives. AMHE coordinated contact with several organizations in Haiti and in the US.
On February 25, 2017, the AMHE annually sent a Relief Mission to the south Peninsula of Haiti, particularly the town of Jeremie, on Saturday February 25, 2017. The group included Dr. Paul Nacier, Dr. Eric Jerome, Dr. Yvane Drouillard, Nurse Marie Jean-Baptiste and Mr. Lionel Badio.
We diagnosed cases of Malaria, Dehydration, Malnutrition and Diarrhea in children. Other patients with Congestive Heart Failure secondary to peripartum Cardiomyopathy were treated with Furosemide and Ace Inhibitors. We received and treated multiple fractures secondary to several motorcycle accidents.
AMHE Post-Graduate Education for US training in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics Anesthesiology and Surgery has restarted after the fund raising activity of 2014. The Haitian Residents spent time at Brooklyn Hospital.