Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Protecting the Children of Haiti

By Satchit Balsari, M.D., M.P.H., Jay Lemery, M.D., Timothy P. Williams, M.S.W., M.Sc., and Brett D. Nelson, M.D., M.P.H., D.T.M.&H., in the New England Journal of Medicine [gview file=”http://ijdh.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/children.pdf”]

IACHR Petition in the case of Jimmy Charles – EXHIBIT C:

IACHR Petition in the case of Jimmy Charles – EXHIBIT C:

IACHR Petition in the case of Jimmy Charles – EXHIBIT B:

IACHR Petition in the case of Jimmy Charles – EXHIBIT B:  Exhibit B (page 2):  

IACHR Petition in the case of Jimmy Charles – EXHIBIT A:

IACHR Petition in the case of Jimmy Charles – EXHIBIT A:

Testimony of Dr. Paul Farmer to the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

By Paul Farmer Thank you for inviting me to testify today before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. I speak as the U.N. Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti—President Clinton, as you know, is the Special Envoy—and also as a physician and teacher from Harvard who has worked for over twenty-five years in rural Haiti. Today, my hope is to do justice to Haiti not by chronicling the events of the past two weeks, which are well known to you, but by attesting to the possibility of hope for the country, and of the importance of meaningful investment and sustainable development in Haiti. That said, I will not pretend that hope is not at times difficult to muster. As I was flying from Port-au-Prince to Montreal on Monday, headed to a conference on coordinating responses to the massive earthquake, I did […]

Rising to meet an infinite need Partners in Health, long a force in Haiti, vaults into central role

By Stephen Smith and James F. Smith ANGE, Haiti – His hometown in ruins, his right arm broken, Frantz Verdieu knew he had to escape the acrid air and rubble-strewn streets of Port-au-Prince. There was, he decided in the desperate hours after the earthquake that sundered the capital city, only one place to seek safe harbor and medical care: Cange, a town of about 30,000 in Haiti�s Central Plateau, and the birthplace of Partners in Health. So he traversed mountain roads – rough as a washboard in patches – along with hundreds of others who fled here by auto, truck, and bus. Overnight, they crowded Cange with their needs, and transformed the mission of an organization that for 25 years has built a worldwide reputation by treating tuberculosis, AIDS, and other chronic diseases that flourish among Haiti�s poor. �I took […]

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