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By Jennifer Browning

Vodou Saints: Tales of Life, Death and Resurrection for Haiti written by Project Medishare co-Founder Dr. Arthur Fournier is now available on your favorite e-book.

Dr. Fournier has written Project Medishare’s story, from the beginning through the earthquake and the recent cholera epidemic. In the process, Dr. Fournier provides inspiring stories of the courage and resilience of the Haitian people.

An account of Dr. Fournier’s travel through the earthquake-ravaged nation of Haiti, through Vodou Saints he shares lessons of life and death, courage and resilience as he joins with Haitians dealing with the aftermath of the world’s largest natural disaster. As he recounts stories of the special care needed for patients with AIDS, Dr. Fournier reveals a personal family tragedy that brings the story full circle.

All proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Project Medishare for Haiti.

Find Vodou Saints for your favorite electronic reader below:

Amazon (Kindle)

Sony

Barnes&Nobles (NookBooks)

Also available on Google and through Apple iBooks.

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Vodou Saints: Tales of Life, Death and Resurrection for Haiti by Dr. Arthur Fournier will be available for Kindle, Nook, Sony and iPad February 21.

Vodou Saints: Tales of Life, Death and Resurrection for Haiti written by Project Medishare co-Founder Dr. Arthur Fournier will soon be available on your favorite e-book.

Dr. Fournier has written Project Medishare’s story, from the beginning through the earthquake and the recent cholera epidemic.In the process, Dr. Fournier provides inspiring stories of the courage and resilience of the Haitian people.

Vodou Saints: Tales of Life, Death and Resurrection for Haiti will be available for download on your favorite electronic reader February 21. All proceeds benefit Project Medishare.

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By Jennifer Browning
Project Medishare co-founder Dr. Arthur Fournier discusses cholera in Haiti in the Miami-Herald this week.

Dr. Fournier talks about how cholera is not another curse that Haiti must endure, but another consequence of man.

“Errors of omission and commission not just exacerbated the epidemic but also contributed to its cause and explosive spread,” Dr. Fournier says.

In the article Dr. Fournier also mentions how Project Medishare’s existing community health program in the Central Plateau placed our organization in an ideal position to respond to the epidemic.

Click here to read the full article.

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Co-founder of Project Medishare and a physician at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Dr. Arthur Fournier was among the first doctors to treat patients with AIDS and to recognize the socioeconomic forces driving the epidemic. In The Zombie Curse: A Doctor’s 25-year Journey into the Heart of the AIDS Epidemic in Haiti, Dr. Fournier offers his memoir regarding his dedication in battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti and how he, along with dedicated colleagues, founded Project Medishare for Haiti, Inc.

This book does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease, it also tells the history of how Project Medishare began serving the people of Haiti. The Zombie Curse would make a great gift this holiday season!

“Fournier sends out a cry from the front lines about the overwhelming role poverty plays in the spread of AIDS. His awakening came in the early 1980s when, as a faculty physician at the University of Miami Medical School, he saw AIDS spreading through the city’s Haitian population. He tells stories of patients—men, women and children—with clear signs of AIDS (believed at that time to be a disease of gay men and drug users) and how they were stigmatized by medical personnel. The author became completely committed to understanding this illness, and with supportive colleagues he traveled many times to Haiti and co-founded Project Medishare, devoted to improving Haiti’s health-care system. He was especially successful in the town of Thomonde, establishing an initiative to train physicians and nurses. Fournier offers brutal descriptions of the poverty that fuels AIDS in Haiti, a country where malnutrition reigns, young women are forced into prostitution and orphanages abound.”

—Publisher’s Weekly

This book would make a great gift to anyone who has volunteered with Project Medishare or anyone who is interested in the organization’s efforts in Haiti. The hardcover book can be purchased for $27.95 or order an autographed copy for $50.

All proceeds from each book purchased through Project Medishare’s online store will go to benefit Project Medishare’s efforts to improve the healthcare infrastructure in Haiti. Click here to order your online copy today!

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