Talking to team members last week, it struck me how quickly we all snap back in to our own routines. Work. Family. Sleep. Work. Family. Sleep. It does feels good but more often I think about the work left to do in Haiti. Last week, Deb Noseworthy did an amazing presentation on her experiences as […]

Been thinking about a question Anthony Germain asked me yesterday about the transition from working in Haiti and working here. I believe it’s made a little easier because there’s always such an amazing team around you in both places. I think that’s so important. Surround yourself with the best and it’ll make you better no […]

Early rise in Port-au-Prince this morning. Everyone got on the move at 4:45 AM. Bags to pack, final notes to write. Left the hospital around 7. It’s always an emotional moment. We’ve worked closely with the dedicated team at the hospital. They’ve become family to us. They care as much for us as we do […]

This is the last day of our ninth mission here in Haiti and it’s always hard. It’s hard because we still have to turn away patients. It’s hard because there’s momentum for change and you want to keep on pushing. To do more. To help who you can, how you can. Yesterday’s trip to a […]

Funny how hearing familiar accents can make you homesick. The BBQ at the Canadian Consulate last night was a welcomed break. So good to see the maple leaf! Premier Dunderdale even sent along a special message of support. Recharging our batteries. Our night got cut short as we got called back to the hospital for […]

It was a tough night last for our pediatric crew. For us all. There were two kids brought in and the team did everything they could. Sadly, we lost both after every effort was exhausted. We could use your good thoughts right now. It’s Labour Day in Haiti so it’s a little less chaotic. Three […]