AMDA Emergency Bulletin V: Haiti Emergency Relief
After arriving in Dominican Republic, AMDA's President, Dr. Suganami, visited Jimani at the Dom.Rep-Haiti border to discuss further initiatives with UN and the local health ministry.
Considering that a considerable amount of assistance has begun reaching St. Marc (60km north of Port-au-Prince) where AMDA had worked for a past week, from now on AMDA teams will be sent to two locations, Jimani and Gonaives (120km northwest of Port-au-Prince) respectively for further activities.
In the meanwhile, medical professionals from AMDA's global chapters are arriving in Santo Domingo (Dom. Rep.) where AMDA has established its logistic hub. The dispatch of the personnel is under way and additional staffs are expected to arrive shortly from overseas.
Current list of relief personnel:
Team 1 consisting one doctor and two coordinators from AMDA HQs, one nurse from AMDA Canada arrived on 16 Jan.
Team 2 with two doctors from AMDA HQs arrived on 21 Jan.
Team 3 of two nurses from AMDA Canada, one coordinator from AMDA Peru, one doctor from AMDA HQs, two surgeons, one anesthesiologist and two nurses from ADMA Colombia arrived on 22-23 Jan.