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March 06, 2017    Dear friends,
Local engineering firm supports biomedical technicians with laptop donations.
Konbit Sante volunteer Dr. Vic Herson working with pediatrician Dr. Muscadin ( who recently received training at Maine
PHOTO:  A baby's weight is monitored at an external clinic to monitor for signs of malnourishment
Recently, a number of shipments arrived in Cap- Haitien to strengthen the community health efforts of our Haitian partners.Below are 2 employees managing inventory for an international shipment of essential medicines:
Warm greetings from Haiti.  At Konbit Sante, we talk a lot about capacity-building because it is one of the central tenets of our mission, but sometimes it is not always clear to people how that works on the ground.  He
Dr. Jory Desir(r), meeting with a patient along with Konbit Sante volunteer Dr. Samuel Broaddus in the Urology Department at the Justinien University Hospital ( JUH)
It was such a pleasure to open Monday’s e-edition of the Portland Press Herald to find the front-page focus on Konbit Sante (“Maine volunteers haven’t given up on Haiti”
Read about a partnership that is improving the quality of care in emergency services.
Progress is slow, but there's reason for hope at Portland-based Konbit Sante five years after the country was devastated by an earthquake.
Can you donate a used digital camera to put into the hands of one of our Haitian employees? We would like to give our employees an opportunity to take pictures of the important work that they perform in the hospital, clinics and out in the community. It is an ongoing challenge for our US office to... more
Can you donate a used digital camera to put into the hands of one of our Haitian employees? We would like to give our employees an opportunity to take pictures of the important work that they perform in the hospital, clinics and out in the community. It is an ongoing challenge for our US office to... more
Join us in April and May in Portland, Maine at Jen Burrall Designs Jewelry.  First Friday opening Reception will be April 4th, 5-8 PM.  You can contact us for more information or to find out how to hosta metal art exhibit.
Konbit Sante wants to express our deep gratitude and appreciation to Edwidge Danticat for honoring us with her visit and presentation at our 10th Anniversary Celebration event on July 22nd. As many people know, Edwidge is widely acknowledged as the leading Haitian-American author in America today.... more
You can watch the interview by clicking on the image above.  Jennifer Rooks of Maine Public Television’s “Maine Watch” marked the 10th anniversary of Konbit Sante by interviewing Executive Director Nate Nickerson on April 26th, 2012.  You can also go directly to the interview by visiting the MPBN... more
For the past five weeks, Dr. Jory Desir from Cap-Haitien, Haiti, has been working with Maine Medical Center's urology team in Maine as a guest of Dr. Samuel B. Broaddus. This educational exchange is part of Konbit Sante's ongoing program to build capacity within the health workforce at all levels... more
Join Konbit Sante in the 3rd Annual Maine Walks for Haiti. This year we are excited to add a timed 5K race to the event. Run or Walk – it's a great opportunity for people of all ages to get involved with an international humanitarian cause and make a difference. Proceeds from the event benefit... more