Medical relief in Haiti

New Yorkers use wiles to get medical aid to Haiti

Hospitals using connections with trustees, governments, and friends to maneuver around obstacles and get medical teams and supplies where they are needed in the earthquake-ravaged nation.

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One of the first teams on the ground, a Hospital for Special Surgery/New York Presbyterian team has since returned to New York, says a hospital spokeswoman. “They did 100 surgeries in 72 hours and then they ran out of supplies,” she said. The team leader Dr. David Helfet “Is reassessing the situation and expects to be part of broader effort later,” she said.


Full article: Scott, Gale. (2010). New Yorkers use wiles to get medical aid to Haiti. Crain’s New York Business. http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20100122/FREE/100129946/new-yorkers-use-wiles-to-get-medical-aid-to-haiti

 

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