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"Super Team" opens Cholera Treatment Centre in Haiti

** Guest blog by Katie Kallio, Information and Reporting Delegate in Haiti. Katie is part of the team working in the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital. [slideshow] Setting up an 80 bed field hospital takes time - however, with the number of...

Media spotlight on Red Cross field hospital workers

If you follow this blog regularly, then you would have heard us talking about two Ontarians who were deployed to Haiti with the first-ever Canadian Red Cross field hospital. This Emergency Response Unit is the first of its kind in the Americas and is...

Photo Tuesday: Oh, the weather outside is frightful...

Southwestern Ontario has been experiencing its first major winter storm of the season, with some areas being pummelled with record amounts of snow In London, parts of the city have upwards of 70 cm of the white stuff, while other communities have ...

Red Cross base camp full of heart in Haiti

** Guest blog by Katie Kallio, Information and Reporting Delegate in Haiti. Katie is part of the team working in the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital. They say home is where the heart is, and you don’t get much more heart than at the Red Cros...

Emergency Response Unit arrives

On Friday, the Canadian Red Cross deployed its new field hospital to Haiti. It is the first time that a Red Cross hospital has been deployed from anywhere in the Americas. A team of experts from across Canada, including physicians, nurses and logisti...

Two Ontarians heading to Haiti with new Red Cross field hospital

We’re very excited to share with you news that the Canadian Red Cross is deploying its new field hospital to Haiti tomorrow. This is the first time that the Canadian Red Cross is deploying a field hospital staffed with Canadians to assist with an ...

The first-ever Canadian Red Cross field hospital

The new Canadian Red Cross field hospital was created as part of the First Responder Initiative, a partnership with the Government of Canada. The First Responder Initiative includes two health emergency response units: a rapid deployment field hospit...

A look at the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital

This week, the Canadian Red Cross announced its first-ever field hospital, which could be deployed in emergencies, such as in Haiti or Pakistan. Red Cross delegates, including doctors, nurses, logistical and technical experts, were involved in a ...

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