By the numbers: HACAOT Mobile Medical Clinic to Village of Lori
25 Team members including doctors, nurses, clinicians, interrupters, logistics and support staff, are based in a house in Cap Haitian. There are 3 bathrooms and 3 bedrooms: 7 men in one room, 6 women in a second room, 4 men in a third room. Others sleep on air mattresses downstairs and on two large porches off the front and back of the second level.
At 6:00 am breakfast is served and at 6:30 am the team departs for Lorie, a half hour away.
Pharmacy dispensing station at back of church. Medical stations on right and left going toward front.
At 7:00 am the team arrives at an open church and by 7:15 the first patients are in triage. Inside, the following specialized stations are set up:
- 3 Intake and triage stations
- 3 Physician stations
- 1 Lab Station
- 1 Dental Fluoride Station
- 4 People running the pharmacy station (foreground above – center to right)
Floride and dental sealant being applied to a child’s teeth. Out of 129 kids, Carolyn was only bit twice by scared toddlers
Triaged to the front for breathing problems, a nebulizer with a bronchodilator will clear her lungs.
By the end of the day 11 hours were spent treating patients. 271 were seen in total. 129 were under 16.
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