• Global Initiatives

    Promoting Health in Haiti Program SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University College of Nursing in partnership with the University d’Etat d’Haiti are collaborating on research and scholarship initiatives for nursing students. These initiatives are supported by three overarching principles:  Our First Graduate! Blandine Jean-Louis, DNP, FNP, RN My desire to better… Read more

  • Over the past twelve years PHH has collaborated with the following Partners: Nassau Community CollegeCarmelle Bellefleur has been at Nassau Community College, Nursing Department from 1990 to the present. Her colleagues have provided guidance, support, funds, and materials (books) for the program. The college has provided multi-medias accesses including Zoom… Read more

  • At our next faculty meeting I spoke about this. I asked the faculty if they were concerned about this and wanted to do something about it.  My appeal resonated with my fellow nursing faculty and ten attended the meeting.  One attendee, Joanna Hofmann asked me if I knew Carmelle Bellefleur,… Read more

  • The State University of Haiti (UEH) was established in the 1920s. It is the largest institution of higher education and research in the country. The University brings together more than 35,000 students, 1,500 professors, some twenty faculties and institutes devoted to teaching and research. Recently, the University partnered with Promoting… Read more

  • Nurse Practitioner Program

    Most Haitians do not have access to primary care. The infant and maternal death rates are the highest in the Western Hemisphere. People routinely die of preventable and treatable diseases. Nurse practitioners can reverse these statistics by providing the care they are trained to provide. Continue reading Nurse Practitioner Program… Read more