July 2007 Medical/Student Trip

From July 14-21, 2007 two doctors, four registered nurses, and 10 college and high school students under the supervision of a youth trip director visited Haiti. The purpose of the trip was a combination of a medical trip to conduct pediatric clinics and cultural exchange for the students. Three separate pediatric clinics were held. The […]

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March Medical Trip

In March 2007 three doctors, five registered nurses, and six support staff saw a total of 634 patients over five clinic days at seven different sites. Two of the days were spent at Fond-Frede, the future home of our permanent medical clinic. Of note, one very ill child was diagnosed and treated for malaria. Two […]

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Land Purchased for Clinic in Fonfred

March 2007 Medical Surveys Land Forward in Health has been searching for the right place to construct a full time medical clinic in the Les Cayes area of Haiti. Thanks to our director in Haiti, Roudy, and the people of Fonfred the land has been found and purchased. The land is 3 acres and the […]

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Gardner High School Teacher Talent Show

The Gardner High School teachers put it all on the line in March 2007 with a talent show. All proceeds were donated to Forward in Health. The event was organized by Project Haiti, the student club at Gardner High. The club brings awareness of the poverty and inferior health conditions in the poorest country in […]

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July Pediatric Clinics help 560 children

Five clinics, conducted during the week of July 1-8, saw a total of 560 children. The medical team consisted of 3 doctors and 5 nurses. 7 support staff, including a state representative, 3 teenagers, a mental health worker, retired liquor store owner, and a lawyer proved invaluable. The majority of the children seen had a […]

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The Story of the Scrubs

Thanks to Scrub This (Scrubthis.com) we have cool 100% cotton scrubs for our pediatric clinic in July. They went above and beyond the call of duty to provide our medical staff with the scrubs. July in Haiti is uncomfortably hot, but the cotton scrubs will help keep the clinics up and running. In addition to […]

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Fundraiser Huge Success!

Today the 5K Family run/walk race sponsored by Fitness Concepts of Gardner was held. Proceeds are to be used toward establishing a full time pediatric and prenatal clinic in Les Cayes, Haiti. Over 250 runners or walkers participated. The event grossed $26,000 for Forward in Health. This was our first fundraiser. Thanks to all of […]

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Director in Haiti Named

Forward in Health held a board meeting Saturday May 13 and unanimously voted to appoint Seaphin Lindor, better known as Roudy, to be its’ director in Haiti. He is currently transitioning from another position in Haiti, and the appointment will take effect once the transition process is over. Roudy is a life long resident of […]

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Gardner High School Beats $3K goal – May 9, 2006

With nearly two weeks to go until a run/walk road race to support medical care in Haiti, students at Gardner High School have already surpassed their goal of raising $3,000 through the event. “It’s a great thing for our school, it’s a great thing for our community, it’s a great thing for people in Haiti,” […]

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