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2.38. Spinal Cord Injury Resources in HAITI

Centre des Enfants Handicapés (PAZAPA) (Center for Handicapped Children)
PAZAPA's mission is to support the treatment, education, and development of children with disabilities, and to integrate them into the community at large. PAZAPA means "step by step" in Haitian Creole, and step by step PAZAPA has been making a difference in the lives of Haiti's disabled children since 1987.
 
Healing Hands for Haiti International Foundation, Inc.
Healing Hands for Haiti International Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to fostering the expansion and quality of rehabilitation services for the benefit of adults and children who are physically disabled in Haiti.
 
Hôpital de la Convention Baptiste d'Haiti, Cap-Haitien, Haiti (Nord Department)
Partnering Organisation Hope Health Action (UK based NGO)
20-bed in patient rehab center for people with SCI that offers in- and out-patient physical therapy and vocational therapy for in-patients. The only rehab center in the North of Haiti was opend in 2011. An all-inclusive sports center was added in 2012. The rehab facility is supported by the Swiss Paraplegic Foundation as well. 
 
Partners in Health
Mirbalais, Haiti (Centre Department)
10-bed in-patient rehab center for people with SCI, offering physical therapy to their patients. One of the largest hospital in the country, also offering CT scans. 
 
St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
Fond des Blancs, Haiti (Sud Department)
14-bed in-patient rehab center for people with SCI, offering physical therapy to their patients. They run a large CBR follow up program in the southern half of the country. 
 
St. Vincent's Center for Handicapped Children, Port-au-Prince
St. Vincent's Center for Handicapped Children is a school and medical facility located in the capital city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The center is the major facility in Haiti that services handicapped children.

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