How to help Haiti
Have surgical experience? Willing to travel? Haiti could use your help.
While the American Medical Association is strongly urging doctors and nurses to stay home unless they are part of an organized team deploying to Haiti, Partners in Health, an aid organization that has been working in Haiti for 20 years, is still looking for OR nurses, post-op and critical care nurses and nurse anesthetists. If you’d like to volunteer, fill out this form.
Partners in Health is also stil accepting donations of orthopedic supplies, sutures, bandages, non-powedered sterile gloves, syringes, blankets, tents and satellite phones with minutes. Financial support is also desparately needed.
Jennifer is a professional freelance writer with over eight years experience as a hospital nurse. She has clinical experience in adult health, including med-surg, geriatrics and transplant; she also has a particular interest in women’s health and cancer care. Jennifer has written a variety of health and parenting articles for national publications.
By Jennifer Fink, RN, BSN