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

  Did you know that cervical cancer is the easiest treatable cancer there is? That is if it’s diagnosed in time, of course. That’s one of the problems with the Haitian healthcare system; they lack the medical professionals to diagnose and treat women with cervical cancer. It’s a catastrophe. The women in Haiti are the backbone of the family. And …

Medical Students – Hands On

  Medical students shadow doctors in the operating room. When handling clinics, they will do vital signs, assess the patient’s ailment and work with other medical professionals to determine tests and diagnosis. It’s a hands-on experience they would not receive in the United States. And the Haitian people are grateful and appreciative to have an opportunity to see someone who …

The OR With Our Surgeons

Giving Time We’ve conducted many surgical clinics in Haiti. Surgeons and medical professionals donate their time and skills. They take a vacation from the United States to fly to Haiti and do what they do all year long–operate on patients. It’s truly amazing to see them look at a medical condition, scrub in, and get serious. And with so much …