In Memory of Janet Portzer

Posted on December 5, 2016 by Kathy Walmer under FHM News

It is with a heavy heart that we have to say goodbye to a valued friend and faithful supporter of Family Health Ministries. Janet Portzer died unexpectedly Friday, December 2nd. Janet worked at FHM for 5 years and retired in 2013 to spend time with family. She has spent theRead More

Hurricane Matthew Moving Towards Haiti

Posted on October 2, 2016 by Kathy Walmer under FHM News

Family Health Ministries has a medical team in Port-au-Prince that arrived on Saturday. We expected the storm to move further west and go over Cuba. Our medical team is housed in a safe facility run by Healing Haiti, but many of our friends and staff are not as fortunate. Lauren,Read More

VBS Team Returns from a week in Haiti

Posted on August 3, 2016 by Kathy Walmer under FHM News

The Family Health Ministries’ Vacation Bible School team which included, Nancy and Jesse Holton, Missy Owen, and Jim Snapper, returned the end of July having spent a week in Haiti. They had a wonderful time working with 146 children for four days in partnership with staff of the Eglise ChretienneRead 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.

Duke SRT Students Engaged in Haitian Communities

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News

    As in previous years, FHM is partnering with the Duke Global Health Institute’s Student Research Training (SRT) Program to conduct valuable research to inform FHM public health initiatives. Our students Caroline Keefe, Sarah Beaverson, Haley Talbot and Natali Rey are living and working in the Leogane community.  They have traveledRead More

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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