U.N. appoints Ecuadorian diplomat as envoy to Haiti

Posted on March 18, 2023 by David Walmer under FHM News

(Reuters) – The United Nations has named Ecuadorian diplomat Maria Isabel Salvador as the organization’s new Special Representative to Haiti and head of the U.N. Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH), the international body said in a statement on Wednesday.  (click link for entire story)

Growing Relationship with Haiti Nursing

Posted on March 16, 2023 by David Walmer under FHM News

Family Health Ministries has had a relationship with the first BSN Nursing School in Haiti since it opened its doors in Leogane in 2005. Over the years, FHM has provided scholarships, mentored nursing students in research projects, provided clinical sites for nursing education and hired both undergraduate and graduate nursingRead More

Update on cervical cancer prevention

Posted on October 1, 2022 by David Walmer under FHM News

Partnership with Basic Health International & Haiti sans Cervical Cancer HsCC consortium partners, FHM and BHI just completed enrolling 5000 Haitian women to test the feasibility of developing a unified health care screen and treat program to prevent cervical cancer in Haiti.  This strategy was approved by the Ministry ofRead More

Celebrating our 30th Year

Posted on by David Walmer under FHM News

Our 2022 Gala and Silent Auction was a huge success!  Thank you for spending your evening with us as we celebrated our 30th year in Haiti and looked towards the future for women and children in Haiti.  We had a record number of supporters this year, with over 300 ofRead More

Saving the World’s Women from Cervical Cancer

Posted on July 13, 2016 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News

  On June 30, 2016 the New England Journal of Medicine published an excellent article regarding screening women in low resource countries for cervical disease. Many of the issues addressed in this journal article are consistent with what Family Health Ministries has learned over the last 15 years in Haiti.

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We’d like to extend a big 😍THANK YOU😍 to everyone that supported the 2019 Gala & Silent Auction! With your help we were able to raise $55,000 to support the Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Tom Gato. This money will go towards labor and delivery services for the women of FondwaRead More

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