Injuries like a broken arm are usually considered to be painful, yet ultimately minor inconveniences in America. But in a developing country like Haiti, these minor injuries can have heartbreaking consequences. Take the story of a 9-year-old girl, whose joyous trip to the beach was cut short when a passing truck struck her family’s car. […]
Life-saving medical helicopters continue to fly Ever since Hurricane Irma coursed along Haiti’s northern coast on September 7, 2018, Haiti Air Ambulance has flown missions non-stop. Our state-of-the-art helicopters and experienced medical crew are permanently based in Port au Prince, uniquely positioning us to provide life saving services 365 days per year. And those days […]
Haiti Air Ambulance Medical Evacuation Readiness Haiti Air Ambulance is committed to our mission of providing Haiti with world class care. As the country’s first and only helicopter emergency medical service, we are ready to support Haitian medical professionals and first responders at this crucial time. Hurricane Irma is making her way through the Caribbean, […]
The inauguration of the first Haitian Flight EMTs is a monumental moment in Haiti. Since our inception in 2014, Haiti Air Ambulance has been dedicated to building our team of experienced Haitian personnel. The vision of our founders is to provide world-class medical care via emergency helicopter transport for Haitians, by Haitians.
We recently welcomed the President of Haiti, Michel Martelly, to our base. The President gave a brief speech, and even took the opportunity to try out a stretcher on the helicopter! We are immensely grateful for his continued support of this project.
We recently welcomed the First Lady of Haiti, Sophia Martelly, to our base. We are grateful for her support and encouragement. Photographer: Nadia Todres
Today, we made history in Haiti flying our first patient. 4 years after the earthquake, our dream of bringing a world-class HEMS program to Haiti has been realized!
After many years of work by HAA volunteers, we now have our first helicopter in Haiti! We will be making our first patient flight very soon… Below are a few images from a press day we had for Haitian TV and radio.
We are very happy to announce the concrete has been poured for our Helipad! We still have a significant amount of work until the base is finished, but this is an important milestone.