Haiti HTI20-02b

February 2, 2020

This is part of a 10 week course for training Haitian Veterinary Agents. Vets are needed to teach curriculum which covers basic veterinary medicine, common Haitian veterinary problems, and animal health, prevention and management. There is some small animal work, but it is mostly large animal, equine and small ruminant work.

Haiti HTI20-01a

January 5, 2020

This is part of a 10 week course for training Haitian Veterinary Agents. Vets are needed to teach curriculum which covers basic veterinary medicine, common Haitian veterinary problems, and animal health, prevention and management. There is some small animal work, but it is mostly large animal, equine and small ruminant work.

How Beautiful the Mountains

October 2, 2017

By: Dr. Kelly Crowdis, CVM Fieldstaff serving in Haiti One of my primary purposes in going to Haiti was to train and help prepare vet professionals to go and help people in the countryside.  When I first arrived here in 2006, it was the biggest culture shock of all. I was assaulted by the crowds,... Read More

Blessing

March 9, 2017

By: Dr. Kelly Crowdis, CVM Fieldstaff in Haiti January 12th was the seventh anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti.  Some days it’s a lifetime ago and others just like yesterday. Life was irrevocably changed in 36 seconds.  The horror and loss were beyond description but there was also blessing. One of the common things people... Read More

Reflections from the Field

January 5, 2017

Dr. David Wolfgang, a veterinarian from Pennsylvania, was given the opportunity to serve on his first short-term mission trip with CVM. David and his team spent a week working alongside Dr. Kelly Crowdis where he assisted in the training of Haitian para vets and provided a little bit of animal care. David has participated in... Read More

Reflections from the Field

November 17, 2016

Adam Chung, a 4th year vet student from the University of Pennsylvania, was given the opportunity to serve on his first short-term mission trip with CVM. Adam and his team spent a week working alongside Dr. Kelly Crowdis where he was able to gain some first hand mission experience and an understanding as to how... Read More

Rebuilding a Better and Stronger Haiti

November 14, 2016

By: Dr. Kelly Crowdis, CVM Field Staff serving in Haiti The only news in Haiti right now is Hurricane Matthew. On October 2 and 3 the radar showed that Matthew was coming, no one said much, another cyclone, no big deal. However, Matthew was a category 4 storm with 175 mile an hour winds. All... Read More

Reflections from the Field

September 29, 2016

Rachel Cokeley, a vet student from Mississippi State,was given the opportunity to serve on her first mission trip with CVM. Rachel and her team spent a week working alongside Dr. Kelly Crowdis where they set up rural veterinary clinics and traveled to a different community each day. They addressed the veterinary needs of the community... Read More