An Old Proverb and a New Insight By: Maxwell Kligerman

Posted on January 22, 2015 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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This essay was written by Maxwell Klingerman, a former Duke Global Health Student (Duke University) and currently a medical student at Stanford, who worked with Family Health Ministries to provide GIS Mapping of the Leogane, Haiti healthcare systems pre-and post earthquake. He recently submitted this reflection essay about his experience in Haiti to the conferenceRead More

Have we accomplished anything?

Posted on October 27, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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When we agreed to come to Haiti for FHM, we knew we were to be here only temporarily.  We were on location to help out until a decision could be made on the next guesthouse manager. As I write this, the decision making process is still in progress.  We areRead More

Better use for styrofoam

Posted on October 25, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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View from the Christianville site, near Gressier, looking east towards the mountains   Many of you know Dale and Ingram from their days at CODEP.  I first met them there and had been interested in visiting their new site.  On Friday, they spent time with us at Christianville, where theyRead More

Clean water distribution, anyone?

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  Another projects that Jeff has been making slow progress on during our stay in Haiti is getting engaged with Living Waters for the World. This is a Prebyterian Church-based organization that partners with US churches and local operating groups mostly in Latin America to produce clean water for their communities. LivingRead More

Solar anyone?

Posted on October 24, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Jeff has been looking over Apex UMC electricity bills since we’ve been here, with the objective of understanding how the church can manage usage and costs even better. So it was natural on Wednesday for him to be “talking kilowatts” when we visited EDH (Electricité d’Haïti). Yes, we are not yet onRead More

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Representatives of the UNC School of Nursing, Rhonda Lanning and Leslie Hackenbracht traveled to Haiti last week with Family Health Ministries. They were in country for the opening of the new Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center. The Center saw more than 50 patients during their first 3 days of operation. It was wonderfulRead More

The Global Health PLUS (Placement of Life Changing Usable Surplus) Program, in association with Duke Global Health Institute, allowed Family Health Ministries to glean hospital equipment from inventory to use for the Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Haiti. The mission of Duke Global Health PLUS is to make this surplus medical equipmentRead More

Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity. We have a day for giving thanks. We have a day for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, communityRead More

PIZZA WITH A PURPOSE! Join us Sunday, August 16th anytime during the day to dine out for Haiti at California Pizza Kitchen at The Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Road #154, Durham, NC 27713. 20% of your check will be donated to Family Health Ministries including dine in, take out,Read More