Organization Profile

Cap Haitien Dental Institute (CHDI)

628 Main Street
Vermilion, OH 44089
United States

Contact: Dr. Ihor N. Suszko
Telephone: 440.967.6741
Fax: 440.967.2844
Email: drsuszko@gmail.com

Website: chdentalinstitute.org/index.html
Religious Affiliation: None

Mission: The CHDI helps to support a permanent clinic at the Hospital Universitae Justinien in Cap Haitien, Haiti. Our mission is to aid in the administration of programs prescribed by the World Health Organization as outlined in the Basic Package of Oral Care. Through the Preventive Oral Health Care Plan, in collaboration with the North Haiti Dental Association and the Ministry of Health of Haiti (MSPP), components of the BPOC are delivered at three established community health care centers by Haitian dentists.

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Program Type: Delivery of Care

Program Name: Hospital Universitae Justinien

Countries/Regions Served: Haiti

Duration: 7 - 8 days

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, teaching faculty and non health care workers

Language Requirements: Creole, French or English

Accommodations: Hotel accommodations arranged; group transportation provided

Materials Needed: Dental and preventive consumable supplies

Program Type: Clinical Training

Program Name: Preventive Oral Health Care Plan

Countries/Regions Served: Haiti

Duration: 7 - 8 days

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, teaching faculty and non health care workers

Language Requirements: Creole, French or English

Accommodations: Hotel accommodations arranged; group transportation provided

Materials Needed: Dental and preventive consumable supplies

Program Type: Teaching

Program Name: North Haiti Dental Association

Countries/Regions Served: Haiti

Duration: 7 - 8 days

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, teaching faculty and non health care workers

Language Requirements: Creole, French or English

Accommodations: Hotel accommodations arranged; group transportation provided

Materials Needed: Dental and preventive consumable supplies