Health

Many Haitians have diabetes and know even know about it!

Did you know? If you are over 40 and overweight you are more likely to develop diabetes. Add to this the fact that most Haitians believe whatever illness is going on in their body has to do with the supernatural, they forget about silent killer diseases like diabetes.

Have you ever tried water fasting?

I just found out about water fasting, drinking only water for 7 days or more. I am tempted to try it but I've never fasted a single day of my life.

Eating Sweet Potatoes (Patat) can help lower your blood pressure

Haitian Health Tips: Did you know that eating Sweet Potatoes (Patat in Haiti) can help lower your blood pressure?

Do you prioritize your everyday activities over your health?

I have a very bad habit and I hope for the sake of your health you do not have the same. I prioritize everything else over a simple 30 minute walk every morning and I intend to change that.

Sorry for the lack of news reporting. I've been sick the past couple of weeks

I have to apologize to you for not reporting the news the past couple of weeks. It is because I've been sick. I hope to recover soon to continue to serve you better.

Did you know: Eating avocados can help you sleep better at night

This will surprise most Haitians because I just found out myself: Eating avocado, zaboka in Creole, can help you sleep better at night. Your Haitian mother probably told you "li two ta pou w manje zaboka" LOL...

Haiti Medical Crisis: Only 5 Hospitals in the entire country is open 24 hours a day

Did you know? A survey conducted by St-Luc Hospital and the Maryland Medical Center revealed that only 5 hospitals in the entire country are able to provide appropriate medical coverage 24 hours a day.

Haiti Medical Crisis: Only 15 Hospitals nationwide have an Intensive Care Unit

A national survey of 39 Haitian hospitals with more than 6 beds conducted by St-Luc Hospital and the Maryland Medical Center revealed that only 15 of these hospitals have an intensive care unit (ICU Level 1) for a total of 90 beds with the possibility of 45 intubated patients.

Haiti Medical Crisis: ZERO Medical infrastructure in 122 Section Communales in Haiti, NO hospitals, not even a health clinic

Did you know? Out of 570 communal sections in Haiti, 122 of them lack Health infrastructure. Tthat means no hospitals, no health clinics, no medical equipment, no Ambulance, not even a "bourèt" or a "bourik" to take someone to a hospital nearby if there is a medical emergency.

Trash Burning in Haiti, It's really bad for your health (VIDEO)

Most Haitians get rid of trash by burning it but... Did you know? There are some very serious health effects from burning trash, yet Haitians do it everyday not even thinking about the consequences. Read this...