After the earthquake, Dr. Carmelle Marie Bellefleur traveled to Haiti and saw firsthand the overwhelming need for healthcare. In 2010, Bellefleur and three fellow nurse educators founded Promoting Health In Haiti (PHH), a nonprofit dedicated to improving health and wellness for the people of Haiti by educating highly-skilled nurses.
On Apr. 27, the Haitian government inaugurated the organization’s Family Nursing Program (FNP) – a first for the country where there are currently no nurse practitioners. This title was an unfamiliar one for the Haitian government, Bellefleur says. They didn’t know the types of services they provide, the level of education needed, or how to compensate them.
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by Garry Pierre-Pierre For a while now, many observers have come to call Haiti the Republic of NGO, or Governmental Organizations because of the proliferation of these groups in the politically troubled country. I’d like to add another moniker, the Republic of Digicel. Digicel, which is led by Irish billionaire entrepreneur, Dennis O’Brien, is…
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