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January 21, 2010

Organisations with HIV-specific experience in Haiti seek donations, volunteers for relief efforts

"Several organisations which have been at the forefront of providing HIV treatment and care in Haiti are seeking donations to support earthquake relief efforts. These organisations already have extensive experience of providing health care in Haiti, and are seeking to step up their activities in order to mitigate the extensive damage caused by last week’s devastating earthquake.

"Partners in Health has been working in Haiti for nearly 20 years, and has over 100 doctors, 600 nurses and 4000 employees on the ground in Haiti working from 10 existing Partners in Health hospitals to provide relief services to those affected by last week’s earthquake and is urgently seeking donations and medical volunteers; visit for further information."

Read more in Aidsmap, January 19, 2010.