Nursing and nursing education in Haiti.

  title={Nursing and nursing education in Haiti.},
  author={Richard Garfield and Elizabeth Berryman},
  journal={Nursing outlook},
  volume={60 1},
Haiti has long had the largest proportion of people living in poverty and the highest mortality level of any country in the Americas. On January 12, 2010, the most powerful earthquake to hit Haiti in 200 years struck. Before the earthquake, half of all Haitians lacked any access to modern medical care services. Health care professionals in Haiti number around one-fourth of the world average and about one-tenth the ratio present in North America. The establishment of new primary care services in… CONTINUE READING