iciHaiti - Health : Review of the National Ambulance Center (August 2021)
Of the 1,036 cases handled by the CAN in August 2021 (+ 3.39% compared to the previous month https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-34431-icihaiti-health-review-of-the-national-ambulance-center-july-2021.html), 32% were transfers, 29% trauma cases and 22% obstetric emergencies...
This report reveals that the CAN intervened in:
38 cases of respiratory distress;
20 cases of chronic disease;
231 obstetric emergencies;
331 transfers (references and laboratory examinations);
15 various ailments (Malaise, diarrhea, fever, anemia, abdominal pain, etc.).
In addition, the CAN intervened in 58 road accidents, 8 gunshot wounds, 10 stab wounds, 297 traumas (injuries and fractures of various degrees) (not related to the earthquake of August 14, 2021) and 3 cases of burns. , as well as 17 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 8 suspected cases.
Post-earthquake emergencies taken care of from August 14 to 31, 2021
Dept. South: 193
Dept. Grand'Anse 120
Dept. Nippwes: 54
Patients received by the CAN at Toussaint Louverture International Airport: 114
Patients evacuated by ambulances from the various networks by land: 360
"In the majority of post-earthquake emergencies, we find cases of head trauma and various fractures," says CAN
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