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Haiti Amputation

Sounlove Zamor, Haitian Amputee, To Be Flown To Israel For Medical Care

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Reporting from Ganthier, Haiti -- Sounlove Zamor was scrubbing laundry under an acacia tree when a stranger arrived to ask her about the good news. T...

Benefit for Haiti: More Prosthetics on the Way

Alicia Whitaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alicia Whitaker

The horrific result of this particular earthquake and its impact on a country of fragile buildings led to an unprecedented number of amputations -- on upwards of 5,000 people.

Jay Tew And His Team: Giving New Limbs To Haitian Amputees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When the devastating earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, Jay Tew knew where he wanted to be -- helping earthquake survivors who had lost limbs find a ...

NYC Dermatologist Mobilizes the A List to Help Haitian Amputees

Alicia Whitaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alicia Whitaker

Now that the Olympics are winding down, with endless images amazing and often dangerous feats of athleticism, media coverage is returning to the ongoing dilemmas in Haiti.

Aftershock and the Haitian Amputees

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

I am taken back to a course I took at New York University where I was challenged to look at communities around the world and recognize the impact social, economic, and political standing have in deciding one's life trajectory. In Haiti, socioeconomic stature will now be dictated for many on the absence or presence of a limb.

Haitian Amputees Face Tough Future

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As Haitian amputees heal from their initial injuries from the Jan. 12 quake, their long-term futures remain uncertain. Securing regular work and livel...

Health in Haiti: Lessons to Learn for National Public Health Week 2010

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

To truly improve the health of Haitians, the social and economic drivers of disease must be addressed. This means providing educational and occupational opportunities for all, as well as establishing a sustainable, modern public health system.

Haiti Aid Groups Collaborate To Save More Lives

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Along with an unprecedented number of injuries and amputations following Haiti's Jan. 12 earthquake, aid groups are demonstrating an uncommon effort a...

Doctor's Decision To Amputate Saves Two Lives

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As a 15-year-old Haitian girl lay slowly dying while pinned under a slab of concrete by her arm, Dr. Marc Grossman faced a difficult decision. Amputat...