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a575: Batey Relief Alliance and Haitian physicians to provide carein the bateyes (fwd)
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC's Sugar cane plantations [the batey]
VOLUNTEER MEDICAL PERSONNEL NEEDED
The Batey Relief Alliance [BRA], in collaboration with the Association of
Haitian Physicians Abroad [AMHE], is sponsoring its 10th medical relief
mission in the Dominican Republic. The purpose is to assess medical needs,
control epidemics, educate about HIV/AIDS, and provide basic medical, dental
and optometry care to the impoverished population, including the Haitian
migrant laborers and their families languishing in sugar cane plantations'
labor camps or bateyes of San Pedro de Macoris. The medical intervention
will take place from July 12th through July 21st, 2002. For more
information about the plight of the Haitian migrant laborers and the BRA 's
humanitarian mission, please visit our new website at www.bateyrelief.org.
VOLUNTEER OPTOMETRISTS, PEDIATRICIANS, INTERNISTS, NURSES AND PHARMACISTS
We seek volunteer health care professionals to provide free medical
assistance to the batey population in internal medicine, pediatrics,
dentistry and optometry - and preventive health education. Free medicines,
vitamins, prescription glasses and eye care products, and health crisis
prevention aids will be donated to all patients regardless of race, sex,
creed, or national origin. BRA will provide tax-exempt credit to all
volunteers covering their lodging, meals and travel costs (appx. $1,200).
BRA will also provide free work related ground transportation. We encourage
you to apply ASAP by sending a copy of your resume and professional license
to BRA, Inc., P.O. Box 300565, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11230. Please visit our
website at www.bateyrelief.org for information about volunteering with the
We welcome donations in money, medicines, medical supplies and equipment.
Please contact us at email@example.com for more details on how to
donate to BRA. All questions about our health intervention, contact our
medical director, Dr. Raymond Thertulien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRA helps provide continuing medical assistance in the bateyes by assisting
its local member organizations in medicines and supplies, training and
technical assistance. BRA partners with the Dominican's Health Department,
the Haitian Embassy and the batey community to provide health care that is
medically and culturally appropriate for the recipient population. Please
join the BRA volunteer medical team and save lives.
We look forward to hearing from you, and working with you. Call us anytime
at (917) 627-5026.
Ulrick Gaillard, JD
MEMBER OF GLOBAL HEALTH COUNCIL
Batey Relief Alliance, Inc. (BRA)
Ulrick Gaillard, Executive Director
P.O. Box 300565
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11230-0565 USA
Maria Virtudes Berroa, Regional Director
Apartado Postal 5085
Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana