Latest Jacmel Stories

2012-02-22 19:15:00

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine´s Global Trauma Relief Team, led by James S. Gordon, M.D., is now in Haiti teaching health care professional how to heal a population traumatized by a devastating earthquake, poverty, and ongoing political turmoil. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 The Center for Mind-Body Medicine's (CMBM) Global Trauma Relief Team is now in Jacmel, Haiti, through February 26, 2012, teaching 120 health care providers how to use CMBM´s mind-body techniques...

2011-05-02 13:32:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After Jessica Meirs graduated valedictorian from Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy, she decided to use her considerable massage therapy skills to help others. Meirs hopes to travel to earthquake devastated Haiti with Random Acts, a not-for-profit organization that works with volunteers on five continents, encouraging people of all ages to do good works in the world. In the town of Jacmel, Meirs and other volunteers rebuilt a dental...

2011-03-31 00:00:29

ProRehab is excited to announce their latest campaign of support to Haiti. As part of their continuing outreach to Haiti, ProRehab has committed to monetary donations monetary donations to a physical therapy clinic in Jacmel, Haiti on behalf of their ten clinics throughout Evansville, Vincennes, Henderson and Madisonville. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 ProRehab is excited to announce their latest campaign of support to Haiti. As part of their continuing outreach to Haiti, ProRehab has...

2011-03-23 11:22:00

JACMEL, Haiti, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Chairman and CEO Dave Cote and Honeywell Hometown Solutions President Tom Buckmaster recently joined students, parents, teachers, school administrators and community leaders to open Ecole Nationale Jacob Martin Henriquez, a new, state-of-the-art public school in the hard hit city of Jacmel in southern Haiti. The nine-building school complex will provide a new educational home and free meals to more than 600 local children...

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