Rotary Club of Dunwoody and 6900 Support Quality Medical Care in Haiti

The Rotary Club of Dunwoody is the International Partner with the Les Cayes Club. The $209,000 GG 1756753 for the installation of a C-arm in Immaculate Conception Hospital in Les Cayes. Grant District 6900 and many clubs and districts in Florida, the southeastern United States contributed to this grant.

Jessie Legros and Louise Barden, International Director, of the Rotary Club of Dunwoody visited several Rotary projects in Les Cayes, Haiti in June. Rosa and Robert Leger, District Governor 2017-2018, hosted the visitors and arranged an informative visit with the key staff at Immaculate Conception Hospital where the C-arm imaging will be installed in September. Orthopedic surgeons will use the C-arm to intensity imaging during orthopedic and trauma surgery. Thanks to Rotary support this device will provide more successful outcomes for the many victims of accidents resulting from poor road and driving condition, overloaded motorcycles taxis and “tap tap” trucks.

Posted by Tania Lopez
July 24, 2018


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