SBHF is getting a new name!

On September 5th, SBHF will become Health Equity International! Read the full announcement here

News

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Community Health Teams Conduct Cholera Education Sessions

​Cholera is continuing to plague the communities in and around Fond-des-Blancs. With recent rains, the number of patients with cholera symptoms has spiked again, to 33 new cases the week of May 15th.

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Strides for St. Boniface

Young SBHF supporter raises funds for healthcare in southern Haiti.

Worker laying bricks for surgical center

Building the SBHF Surgical Center

SBHF’s new Surgical Center, scheduled to open this fall, is starting to take shape! Our construction partners at Build Health International recently undertook the huge effort of manually mixing and pouring 7,000 square feet of concrete to finish the first level of the building, and lay the foundation for the second floor.

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SCI Program Receives Support from Reeve Foundation

SBHF was proud to receive a 2015 Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Quality of Life grant. The QoL program provides support to organizations working to improve the quality of life for people living with paralysis. SBHF’s grant will go to providing critical medicines to participants in our Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) center’s Community Reintegration program.

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Zika in Haiti: SBHF's Response

You have probably heard a lot about Zika virus in the news lately. The mosquito-borne virus is spreading across Brazil and other Central and South American countries, including Haiti. In Fond-des-Blancs we have clinically diagnosed Zika cases at St. Boniface Hospital.

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Cholera Outbreak in Fond-des-Blancs

FOND-DES-BLANCS, HAITI: A new outbreak of cholera in communities along the Cote de Fer river represents the first significant outbreak of the disease in the region in four years.

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W.K. Kellogg Foundation Awards SBHF Major Grant

​We are thrilled to announce The W. K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a generous $500,000 grant to the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation to improve maternal and child health in southern Haiti.

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Inauguration of the Maternal and Neonatal Health Center

“Remember this, we cannot be a strong nation unless every child is healthy,” declared Sophia Martelly, the First Lady of Haiti, at the inauguration of SBHF’s Maternal and Neonatal Health center.

SBHF Maternal and Neonatal Health Center Opens, Welcomes New Life

Thanks to your incredible generosity, March 25, 2015 was a remarkable day in Fond-des-Blancs history, as over 150 guests gathered at St. Boniface Hospital to celebrate the inauguration of one of the most advanced Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) centers in Haiti.

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2014 Annual Gala Success!

The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation Annual Gala was an overwhelming success.

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