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Health Corps Haiti Events

Symposium on Suppression, Identification, and Management of Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya Fever, and Meeting of the WMS Global Health Committee. Presented by Health Corps Haiti and UniversitÉ d’Etat d’Haiti.

May 7-9, 2017

Course Directors: Christopher Van Tilburg, MD and Bill Forgey, MD


Dr. Max J. Mondestin, MD, MPH, Public Health Director, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Dr. James H. Diaz, MD, MPH&TM, DrPH, Louisiana State University Schools of Public Health and Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Dr. Zakir Murtaza, Ph.D., Applied Biomedical LLC, Placentia, CA

Dr. Kari B. Fitzmorris-Brisolara Sc.D., Louisiana State University School of Public Health

Dr. Weegina St-Vil, M.D., Université d’Etat d’Haiti, Science de Santé.


Global Health Initiative: Integrating Medical Education to Haiti. Dr. Forgey With guest faculty Senator Maxime Roumer and Max J. Mondestin, M.D., MPH

Meeting of WMS Global Health Committee

Zika and Maternal-Fetal Health in Haiti. Dr. Modenstin

Zika, Chikungunya, Dengue: Challenges in Treatment – the Haiti Experience. Dr. Modenstin, M.D.

Field use of Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Zika, Malaria, Dengue and Chikungunya. Dr. Murtaza

Be Better Prepared for Zika: Part 1. Preemptive Personal Protection and Personal Vector Control. Dr. Diaz

Be Better Prepared for Zika: Part 2. What are the Best Largescale Solutions? What about for the Poorest Nations at the Greatest Risks? Dr. Diaz and Dr. Fitzmorris-Brisolara

Haiti and the Future of Medicine Discussion.


If you are unable to attend but would like a syllabus, click the HCH logo below to make a $10 donation, and we will gladly send you one on a USB flash drive.

Health Corps Haiti is a 501-C3 organization formed in 2017, with a focus on creating professional and academic medical education opportunities in Haiti. Anchored by an advisory board of International Wilderness Medicine experts, HCH administers official medical expertise through its relationship with the State University of Haiti, Henry Christophe School of Medicine, Limonade campus. It sponsors and facilitates fundraising, symposiums and continuing medical education, and helps to establish and expand medical aid infrastructure in Haiti.

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