iciHaiti – Health : «Buy a book, save a life»
Saturday a delegation of the Commission of the collective work “Leaders of the present” composed in particular of the co-authors of Amos Cincir, Jamesly Pierrelis and Jeeph Sergilles and Widley Marius (Collaborator) and Marcna Andy Pierre (Collaborator), went in the city of Les Cayes in order to promote this historical book retracing the course and the leadership of the members of the 3rd edition of the Youth Government of Haiti (GJH) (2015-2017).
This initiative allowed the members of the delegation to exchange with the population of Les Cayes around this book of whose proceeds from sales will be spent on the implementation of the first specialized Center for Cardiovascular Disease Management (Hypertension, Stroke, Heart Failure, Diabetes, etc.) in Haiti.
With the slogan “Buy a book, save a life”, this pilot project, amounting to nearly US $ 770,000 (766,773.55) over three years, will be carried out in partnership with the “Grace Children’s Hospital” Organization. $ 158,000 is planned to launch the Center by February 2019. According to data from the Book Commission, nearly 500 books have already been sold to help carry out this public health project.