Sustainable Healthcare for Haiti (SHH) is a 501c3, non-profit organization committed to delivering high-quality healthcare to the people of Haiti by designing, constructing and operating healthcare facilities using sustainable technologies and healthcare delivery methods.
The organization is in the process of implementing the first phase of a master plan to build a children's hospital. The first phase will consist of outpatient services such as a vaccination clinic as well as support services for community health workers and supply distribution.
GOALSProvide high-quality healthcare and equal access to the children in Haiti.Provide facility support for visiting clinicians, researchers and families.Build from explorations, inventions and innovations with available natural resources.Create a momentary refuge for those needing to be healed.Embrace nature as an ally and tap into the wisdom and resources of the local culture.Empower the local public sector to take ownership of operation and self-sustenance.
SHH was established by a team of building experts located in the Greater Boston area. We speacialize in healthcare planning and programming; architecture; structural, mechanical, electrical and waterworks engineering; and bricks and mortar construction. We all have an expertise in sustainable design technologies.
Pro-bono management, design and pre-construction services are being provided by the following individuals:Miriam Tuchman, RA, Bristol Consulting Group, www.bristolconsultinggroup.comSho-Ping Chin, FAIA, Payette Associates, www.payette.comNeil Lemieux, LEED AP, Columbia Construction Company, www.columbiacc.comMatt Glynn, Glynn Electric, www.glynnelectric.comGerard Georges, Fletcher Thompson, www.fletcherthompson.comSteven van Ness, Steffian Bradley Architects, www.steffian.comStratton Newburt, PE, Buro Happold, Consulting Engineers, www.burohappold.comCraig Miller, PE, Waterfield Design Group, www.waterfielddesign.comBruce W. Lewis, PE, Lewis Engineering, PLLCLindsay Benson, Sustainable Healthcare for HaitiJustine Tomon, Glynn Electric, www.glynnelectric.com
Sustainable Healthcare for Haiti is partnered with select organizations that share a similar goals for Haiti.Pastor Jean Rigaud A. Antoine, PhD, Evangelical Alliance for Haiti, was donated the land in Jerusalem, Haiti, by the Haitian government. He has also built a school and an orphanage in a similar climate and terrain to that upon which the medical facilities will be erected and will be invaluable during construction. Judy Evans, Foundation for Fundamentals, is our fiscal sponsor. As the director of a New Hampshire-based 501(c)(3) with shared values and a long-standing relationship with Pastor Rigaud, Judy is an excellent partner for SHH.