CMAT Team 7 arrives in Haiti

TORONTO, April 20, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ seventh team of medical volunteers departed Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport Tuesday morning and arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti early Tuesday afternoon. CMAT continues to provide medical assistance in the quake-ravaged region, and has established an ongoing partnership to provide medical volunteers to staff the JP HRO (Jenkins/Penn Haiti […]

CMAT Teams 4 and 5 transitioning from Léogâne to Petionville, CMAT Team 6 to arrive in Haiti on Tuesday

TORONTO, April 6, 2010 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) successfully handed over responsibility for the delivery of health care back to authorities in Léogâne, and have transitioned CMAT services to the town of Pétionville, outside Port au Prince.  Teams 4 and 5 completed this transition, and CMAT operations have now concluded in Léogâne.

York Region District School Board collects $59,000 for CMAT through their “Helping Hands” campaign.

Friday, March 12, 2010 – Markham, Ontario – The Helping Hands Haiti Relief project ran from January 13th – Feb 12th 2010. What initially began as a school project at Donald Cousens Public School in Markham, Ontario was expanded to include other schools in the York Region district school board after Jeewan Chanicka, Director of […]

CMAT Team 3 arrives in Léogâne, Haiti; Prime Minister Harper meets CMAT Team

Thursday February 18, 2010 – LÉOGÂNE, HAÏTI – CMAT Team 3 arrived early on Tuesday, February 16, to relieve the outgoing Team 2, who are returning to Canada this week. CMAT volunteers are seeing more than one thousand patients per week in our Field Hospital and are continuing the treatment of remaining Trauma patients and […]

Over $96 Thousand Raised to Date for CMAT program in Haiti

Saturday February 13, 2010 – Toronto ― The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Federal Minister of International Cooperation, announced that nationwide, over $113 million in eligible donations have been raised to be matched through the Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund. The Minister also reminded Canadians that there were only a few days left to see their donation […]

CMAT Team 2 Photos from Haiti

Friday, February 12, 2010 – Léogâne, Haiti – CMAT Team 2 has submitted photos from the field. View more photos here:

Second CMAT team arrives in Haiti to continue treating earthquake victims

Thursday, February 4, 2010 – Léogâne, Haiti: CMAT Team 2 arrived Saturday, January 31 to relieve the outgoing first medical team, who headed back home to Canada after three weeks in the field. Canadian volunteers working at the CMAT Field hospital continue to see upwards of 150 to 200 patients per day, though the health needs […]

Latest Photos of Teams in Haiti

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 – Latest photos of teams in Haiti. View more photos here:

Field pictures – CMAT hospital – Léogâne, Haiti

Monday, January 25, 2010 – Field pictures – CMAT hospital – Léogâne, Haiti                                  

CMAT team members submit field Photos – Haiti

Thurssday, January 21, 2010 – CMAT released photos of volunteers working in the field today. As many as 300 patients per day have been seen and treated. CMAT team members are treating a large number of infected wounds, fractures, and crush injuries. View more photos here: