February 12, 2010
"Haitian Coalition of Philadelphia (HCP) Follow-up Meeting, Friday, February 12, 2010 in Bossone Main Auditorium"
The Haitian Coalition of Philadelphia (HCP), together with the Drexel University weServe group, invite everyone to a follow-up meeting on Friday, February 12th, 2010. HCP's medical team recently returned from Haiti and would like to provide an update on the state of the island nation and the use of the Infrascanner, a hand-held technology to detect bleeding in the brain, developed with students and faculty of Drexel University's School of biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and donated to HCP by Infrascan. Another doctor from a small team of volunteer medical professionals flown to Haiti by the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) will also speak about her recent trip to Haiti to provide medical assistance to the victims of the earthquake
Furthermore, HCP will announce the donation of the Plasma Sterilization System from Drexel's Plasma Institute. The weServe team will also be presenting updates on proposed biomedical engineering projects in Haiti. HCP and weServe are partnering with different departments at Drexel University, Penn State Agriculture Department, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The groups invite everyone to participate in their long-term recovery program for Haiti.
Additionally, many Haitian organizations in Philadelphia are working with local agencies to provide support and services to critically injured Haitians who were flown to Philadelphia to receive intensive medical attention. The Elise Joseph Foundation (EJF) and the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) will announce how Philadelphians can help provide services to earthquake victims currently in the Philadelphia region.
Support and Services include:
Home Cooked meals
The Haitian Coalition of Philadelphia's membership composes of representatives from the Haitian Catholic Community, Haitian Community Center of Philadelphia, Elise Joseph Foundation, Haitian Clergy Association, Mayor's Commission of African and Caribbean immigrant affairs, Uncle Cid Foundation, the Association for the Development of Azile (ADA), the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP), the Northeastern Haitian Caucus of Christian Churches, Group Fraternity, Project Compassion, and the Haitian American Law Enforcement Association-Philadelphia (HALEA).
Friday, February 12, 2010
Bossone Building Auditorium, 1st floor
Drexel University School of Biomedical Engineering
31st and Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
We look forward to seeing you.