Maxi Raymonville

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Although surgical care has not been seen as a priority in the international public health community, surgical disease constitutes a significant portion of the global burden of disease and must urgently be addressed. The experience of the nongovernmental organizations Partners In Health (PIH) and Zanmi Lasante (ZL) in Haiti demonstrates the potential for(More)
Paul Farmer*, Charles Patrick Almazor, Emily T. Bahnsen, Donna Barry, Junior Bazile, Barry R. Bloom, Niranjan Bose, Thomas Brewer, Stephen B. Calderwood, John D. Clemens, Alejandro Cravioto, Eddy Eustache, Gregory Jérôme, Neha Gupta, Jason B. Harris, Howard H. Hiatt, Cassia Holstein, Peter J. Hotez, Louise C. Ivers, Vanessa B. Kerry, Serena P. Koenig,(More)
The earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010 caused significant devastation to both the country and the existing healthcare infrastructure in both urban and rural areas. Most hospital and health care facilities in Port-au-Prince and the surrounding areas were significantly damaged or destroyed. Consequently, large groups of Haitians fled(More)
UNLABELLED Little is known about pediatric surgical disease in resource-poor countries. This study documents the surgical care of children in central Haiti and demonstrates the influence of the 2010 earthquake on pediatric surgical delivery. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of operations performed at Partners in Health/Zanmi Lasante hospitals(More)
BACKGROUND The earthquake that struck Haiti on 10 January 2010, killed 200,000 persons and injured thousands more. Working with Partners in Health, a non-governmental organization already present in Haiti, Dartmouth College, and the University of Pennsylvania sent multidisciplinary surgical teams to hospitals in the villages of Hinche and Cange. The purpose(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility of sending dried blood spots (DBS) to an overseas processing center for the diagnosis of HIV infection in infants in rural Haiti. METHODS The program took place in the Central Department of Haiti. Children under 18 months of age who were born to an HIV-infected mother or who had a positive HIV antibody test had blood(More)
In 2000, all 191 United Nations member states agreed to work toward the achievement of a set of health and development goals by 2015. The achievement of these eight goals, the Millennium Development goals (MDGs) is highly dependent on improving the status of women, who play a key role in health and education in families and communities around the world. Yet(More)
Access to antiretroviral treatment and care : experience of the HIV Equity Initiative, Cange, Haiti : case study. (Perspectives and practice in antiretroviral treatment) 1.HIV infection – drug therapy 2. HIV infection-prevention and control 3. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome 4.Antiretroviral therapy, Highly active-utilization 5.Health services(More)
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