Survival help after four hurricanes on Haiti and moved the floods in Haiti within two weeks. Fay, Hanna, Gustav and IKE. Because the Government count does not comply, it is victims from 300 to 1000. Over a million people are homeless, with a population of eight million. Fr. fre-chette evocative raise the hands: \”you have to imagine: 98% of Haiti are cleared.\” There is no tree, no more Bush which can hold back the masses of rain. The water falls from the mountains to the valleys and sweeps the fertile soil into the sea.\” Actually was he tagged – come to discuss his work as head of the children’s Hospital St. Damien Chateaublond in Tabarre, Haiti, but the country has so many problems, that he simply doesn’t know where he should start.
For over 20 years, he is now working in the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. First reasons-te he in 1987 together with the Association \”Our little brothers and sisters\” a Wai-senhaus, a year later a children’s Hospital. In Berlin He is to speak with physicians of Charite of new treatment methods. The tuberculosis of children are a big problem in Haiti. Correctly and quickly recognized the disease can be a standard combination of antibiotics treated. However, the applied tests are outdated and inaccurate. With the support of the Charite Frechette hoped the to all vulnerable better help.
\”Childhood killer\” against other deadly diseases or \”childhood killer\”, as she calls the American physician, but also medical knowledge can do anything. Malnutrition and bad water are rather due to the economic and political situation. \”When the hurricanes come, fresh water and waste water mingle. Surrounded by Brown Bru-Hey, people have nothing to drink, nothing to eat. And often for months, because the tropical storms that destroy the crops of the Haitian. The Government is good will, so Frechette, but completely overwhelmed.