Medicine

Haiti Pregnancy - Do Haitian women in the Diaspora take their POT bath after doing into labor?

In Haiti, after a women goes in to labor, she takes this HOT bath called "Bain POT". It's supposed to be GOOD for you... But do Haitian women in the Diaspora do the same?

Haiti Health & Diet: Drinking Tamarind Juice (Jus Tamarin) is good for Weight Loss

Lots of people in Haiti drink tamarind juice (jus tamarin) but did you know tamarin actually good for weight loss? Read this...

Why do Haiti medical labs charge so much more for their services?

I just met a Haitian woman who paid over $300 us for some medical tests because of some headaches she's been having. Unsatisfied with the results she decided to go to the neighboring Dominican Republic where she took the same tests for 2000+ pesos, a little bit over $50 US.

Haiti Health Care - 3 Year Old Baby Dies in Port-au-Prince Hospital General due to lack of Care

Haiti Health Care and Medical Crisis -- A Haitian baby, 3 years old, has died in Hospital General in capital Port-au-Prince due to lack of care, a Haitian radio station in the capital has just reported...

FLASH: Haiti - 9-Month Pregnant Woman Dies in front of Hospital General in Port-au-Prince Due to Doctors Protest

Can you Believe this ****??? In Haiti, a 9-month pregnant woman rushes to General Hospital in Port-au-Prince Wednesday to give birth, instead, she DIED unable to give birth BECAUSE doctor are on strike...

Haiti Health - ZIKA Virus is spreading in rapidly in the country, Pregnant Women Beware

Haiti Health - The ZIKA Virus is spreading in rapidly in the country, It is so alarming that the ministry of public health has gone on radio to alert the population.

Haiti has the highest incidence of cervical cancer in the world

According to a recent article released by Newsweek Magazine, Haiti has the highest incidence of cervical cancer in the world. Cervical cancer, a painful disease killing women in Haiti, is a disease of poverty, the article says...

Haiti General Hospital Morgue will no Longer accept the Dead from outside the Hospital...

Now Hear this... The Ministry of public health (MSPP) in Haiti alerted the population that the morgue at Hospital General in downtown Port-au-Prince is ONLY for those who die INSIDE the Hospital walls... Starting 09 June 2015, if you die outside, your body must be taken elsewhere...

Haiti Medical FIRST - Conjoined twins separated at Mirebalais University Hospital

BIG News from Haiti in the Medical field... For the first time in the country, a surgery was performed to separate two conjoined twins at the Mirebalais University Hospital... The surgery was 100% successful... Both girls are doing fine... Go Haiti!!!

Haiti Health - My simple medical problem got complicated due to lack of medicine

Recently, I had a simple health problem in my hometown in Haiti that only required an over-the-counter medicine to take care of it. Unfortunately for me, my private stock ran out... I went to every darn pharmacy in town and none of them carried that type of medicine. So my condition got worse... I had to leave the country to get help...