Dr. Noel Saint Beauvoir: First Haitian-Trained Fellow in Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction at the Bladder Health and Reconstructive Urology Institute

Dr. Noel Saint Beauvoir: First Haitian-Trained Fellow in Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction at the Bladder Health and Reconstructive Urology Institute Doctor Noel Saint Beauvoir is the first Haitian-trained fellow accepted at the Bladder Health and Reconstructive Urology Institute training program under the direction of Dr. Angelo E. Gousse. Dr. Gousse, Clinical Professor of(…)

First Formal Female Urology Workshop in Cap Haitien

FIRST FORMAL FEMALE UROLOGY AND VOIDING DYSFUNCTION WORKSHOP IN CAP HAITIEN RESIDENCY PROGRAM: July 27-28, 2017 Logistics:   On July 27 & 28, 2017, I visited the University Justinien Hospital. I drove from Port-au-Prince to Cap Haitien in a large size SUV I rented at the Port-au-Prince International Airport.  I do not currently recommend the drive(…)

Changing Children’s Lives in Haiti

Dr. Catherine deVries and Dr. Hiep Nguyen led a pediatric urology workshop in Port-au-Prince last month. Dr. Bernard Brutus and Dr. Youry Dreux hosted the workshop, which provided life-changing urological care to children in need. Together, GASHU members are making quality urological care available to more children in Haiti.  

Inauguration of ESWL at Hopital St. Francois de Sales (HSFDS)

Planning for this event began May 2016 in San Diego at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association. At that time I was offered the opportunity to participate in a project to bring ESWL, a non-invasive kidney stone treatment, to Haiti. Long term business associates and friends Chris Gleason (CEO, NextMed Inc,) and Todd Pierce(…)

Academic Eulogy of Dr Pierre-Alix Nazon

Dr Pierre-Alix Nazon, beloved husband and father, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at the age of 56. Born on August 11, 1960, Dr. Nazon had an illustrious career in private and academic urology in Haiti, devoting his life to providing the best urologic care that Haiti can offer. While he was an extremely progressive(…)

GASHU Featured in Florida’s Haitian Media

Click here to read coverage by Le Floridien of GASHU’s work in Haiti: GASHU members include the American Urological Association ( AUA ) , Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU), International Volunteers in Urology (current name IVUmed ) Association des Medecins Haitiens a l’Etranger (AMHE) , Societe Haitienne D’Urologie (SHU) , Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Surgeons- GURS, Project Haiti,(…)

Karl Storz and GPC Support Urology Training in Les Cayes, Haiti

Henri Lanctin, MD led a urology workshop in Les Cayes, Haiti that was supported by the Global Philanthropic Committee (GPC) and a generous equipment donation by Karl Storz. Drs. Sahmonde Myril and Gaby Nelson enthusiastically agreed to care for the donated equipment on behalf of their facility, Hopital Immaculee Conception des Cayes. This large general hospital(…)

8th Reconstructive and General Urology Workshop in Pignon, Haiti

A team of 12 IVUmed-Project Haiti volunteer doctors and nurses returned this weekend from a workshop in Pignon, Haiti.  While there, they trained eight Haitian urologists and treated 17 patients.  The focus of this workshop was on adult male reconstructive urology. This trip was the 8th workshop in the training series.  The volunteer experts conducting the workshops have(…)

Mission Statement brings together Haitian physicians and nurses and others from abroad working in Haiti to build local capacity for quality urological training and care. By working together, we can build sustainable, self-reliant surgical programs that meet the needs of communities throughout Haiti.

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