Meet Benben, a student we support

Sante Total is proud to support the education of Jacsonville community members who are passionate to give back to their community. Myrbensly “Benben” is a wonderful example of such a dedicated student, and one of our very good friends who has been a valuable translator for the Sante Total clinic for years. In this post, […]

Snapshot of Dr. Barbara Weis

Check out this article written about our Execute Director, Dr. Barbara Weis! Dr. Weis graduated from Tulane medical school, where many of our volunteers either work or attend school.  Related Images:

Exciting News! Donor to Match $25,000

Exciting news from Sante Total! As many of you know, we are working to construct a permanent clinic building but are still short on funds. A very generous anonymous donor has agreed to match up to $25,000 towards finishing the building. Please consider donating to the building fund so we can finish the inside of […]

Clinic progress: United Effort!

August 27, 2013: Students of William Carey College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulane School of Medicine, LSU School of Medicine, and Tulane School of Public Health are uniting efforts to fundraise to finish the clinic in Haiti. The goal is raise $38,000 dollars to finish the clinic and cover the one year of medication costs. Related Images:

Latrines Coming to Jacsonville

Last March, Sante Total conducted a site assessment of the sanitation infrastructure within Jacsonville. Currently, 58 households lack access to latrines or other means to enclose defecation and contain harmful bacteria, such as E. coli. Another 44 household are using latrines that are inadequate by the World Health Organization (WHO) and also are unsafe to use. […]

Clinic progress: Walls and the Roof are coming!

The medical team also participated in a celebration in honor of Catherine A. Weis and Warren G. Weis, parents of Dr. Barbara Weis. Dr. Barbara has visited Jacsonville five times with her daughter, Christina, and plays an integral role in helping to continue the work of Sante Total. A donation made in their honor will […]

June 30-July 7, 2012: 11th Medical Team Treats Over 300 Patients

A medical team visited Jacsonville for the eleventh trip since February 2009. Team members from Maryland included: Dr. Barbara Weis, Dr. Kristen Miller, Dr. Arieda Gjikopulli, and Christina Stiles. Team members from New Orleans were: Dr. Domnica Fotino, Dr. Julia McDonald, Dr. John Roberts, Matthew Marx, Ashley Sarver, Leah Nuss, Naomi Gadinsky, Gabe Baltaz, Sally […]

Gabriel Thelus visits Pittsburgh

Gabriel Thelus, a native of Jacsonville (formerly Matabonite) Haiti, and long-time community leader, will visit Pittsburgh for the first time from September 28 to October 4, 2012. Thelus is the son of a poor Haitian farmer and attended Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., earning an associate’s degree in agronomy in 1994. Following graduation, he returned […]