With Boston's Help, Haitian Hospital Breaks Ground

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The massive earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people in Haiti also destroyed the country's major teaching hospital. Five hundred medical students were unable to finish their degree, and Haiti's major nursing school was  destroyed. Scores of nursing students and faculty were killed.

On Friday, Boston-based Partners In Health, in collaboration with several local medical schools and Haiti's public health ministry, is breaking ground on a new $15 million teaching hospital that will train the country's desperately needed future health care workforce.


  • Dr. David Walton, deputy chief of mission in Haiti, Partners in Health; physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital


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