Shortly after the earthquake in 2010, I heard a report about the president of Haiti driving around Port-au-Prince. He spoke about the screams coming from the demolished School of Nursing. I was a nursing professor at Hunter College. At our next faculty meeting I spoke about this. I asked the faculty if they were concernedContinue reading Written by Dr. Carole Roye
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 Health in Haiti (PHH) to develop nurse practitioners in the country.
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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.
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