Haiti Air Ambulance staff turned the tide on social and natural challenges brewing in Haiti’s midst this past September. While keeping their safety in mind, they navigated floods and the marks of ongoing demonstrations to make good on their promise to support colleagues at Port-au-Prince hospital Foyer Sainte Camille. The mission: to provide a vital […]
After nursing for more than a decade, Melissa Mecklembourg had seen a fair amount of trauma, surgery and patient care. One thing she had never seen? A cadaver lab. Nor was it a place she ever considered visiting. That all changed when Haiti Air Ambulance sent her to a total of four labs where deceased […]
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, […]
Haiti Air Ambulance launched in 2014 with the mission to work with Haiti’s medical personnel in providing the best care possible to the country’s citizens and visitors. A rugged landscape and challenging roadways can separate caregivers at under-resourced hospitals from the emergency supplies their patients need. Haiti Air Ambulance’s two Bell 407 helicopters, pilots and […]
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