Container shipped to Haiti for Partners in Health in Boston

November 22, 2016, container #TCLU 6578118, seal #0720040, Haiti.  A second container load this month for Boston-based Partners in Health was shipped to Zanmi Lasante, its affiliate in Port au Prince, Haiti.  Another 197 cases of disposable surgical masks, 18 hospital beds, 30+ hospital bed mattresses, 24 bedside tables and a plethora of other medical-surgical equipment were included.  Zanmi Lasante is the largest non-government healthcare provider in Haiti.

Zanmi Lasante

ZanmiLasante is a sister organization to the Boston-based Partners InMap of Port-au-Prince Haiti Health that operates out of Cange in central Haiti. The name, ZanmiLasante, means Partners In Health in Haitian Creole. It was built in 1985 to treat patients who were incapable of paying hospital fees.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Port-au-Prince is the capital and most populous city of Haiti. The city’s population was estimated at 987,310 in 2015 with the metropolitan area estimated at a population of 2,618,894.