Who was Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Haiti

Haiti is rich with history. One place you may want to check out when you’re in Haiti is the statue of Jean-Jacques Dessalines. It’s located in Port-au-Prince and is worth the time to see. Who was Jean-Jacques Dessalines? Jean-Jacques Dessalines was the leader of the Haitian Revolution and became the first ruler of independent Haiti under the 1805 constitution. He …

Creole Words You Should Know

When traveling into a different country, it’s always good to know a few important native words to that country. In Haiti, there’s a combination of French, Creole, and even Spanish. After all, the Dominican Republic is next door. I’ve encountered a few Spanish speaking individuals.  If you’re traveling to Haiti with H3Missions, Inc. then we always have translators and guides with …

Women’s Health

The Haitian health care system lacks specialized medical professionals in women’s care to diagnose and treat women with cervical cancer. The women in Haiti are the backbone of the family. And when a mother dies, often, her children are left as orphans. In October 2015 H3Missions teamed up with another international cervical cancer screening organization and set up a cervical …

Medical Students – Hands On

  Medical students get the opportunity to shadow surgeons in the operating room. When working in our medical clinics, they assist with vital signs, assessing and diagnosing patients and work with other medical professionals to determine tests and remedies. It’s a truly unique hands-on experience that change their lives and solidify their commitment to the medical, nursing or other health …

The OR With Our Surgeons

Giving Time We’ve conducted many surgical clinics in Haiti. Surgeons and medical professionals donate their time and skills. The Haitian people are happy to be in the hands of surgeons who can help them with various medical conditions. This is what Zach, a medical student who came with us on our 2017 trip, had to say: We are always in …