Pharmacy Center Planned In Haiti By Médecins Sans Frontières With Veerhouse Voda
Veerhouse Voda, globally-known for its quality and speed when it comes to emergency structures, disaster resilient housing, and community spaces, recently announced a collaboration with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders.The objective is to build a two-story pharmacy center in Port-au-Prince to serve the diverse needs of the patients at MSF Hospital in Port-au-Prince.
“We are pleased to be partnering with Médecins Sans Frontières to bring very much needed pharmaceutical facilities to Port-au-Prince, Haiti,” announced Veerhouse Voda’s Brendon Brewster. “This facility will create jobs, improve services in the MSF hospital for those in need of assistance. The facility itself will be built with technology that is faster and more energy efficient than traditional structures and we are honored by the trust Médecins Sans Frontières has placed in us to create this important facility.”
“The international medical organization MSF is pleased to make available this new pharmacy to serve patients we treate in Nap Kenbe hospital in Tabarre, Port-au-Prince. Our teams always need medicines and storage capacity to provide care to the many patients who are suffering, especially trauma victims”, said Sebastien Libert, Head of Mission in Haiti. This unit should be operational at the end of 2017.
The new two-story pharmacy center is designed to serve the unique needs of this hospital where MSF realize more than 600 free surgical procedures per month. The structure will span 662 square meters and feature a reception/dispatch area, general storage, a cold room to manage heat-sensitive medications, and will have office space.
About Médecins Sans Frontières
Médecins Sans Frontières is an international humanitarian non-governmental organization that operates largely because of the help that volunteers and donors provide. With more than 30,000 personnel globally, comprised of mostly medical professionals such as doctors and nurses, as well as experts in logistic and water sanitation, the organization has provided assistance to more than 70 countries around the world. For more information about Médecins Sans Frontières, visit MSF.org.
About Veerhouse Voda
Veerhouse Voda LLC is involved in the design, marketing, manufacture, and delivery of sustainable, inexpensive, environmentally friendly, disaster resilient housing and commercial buildings. In Haiti, the company operates as EPS Haiti, with a factory located in Port au Prince. To learn more, go to contact VeerhouseVoda now.
The Veerhouse Voda system can be used on almost any type of residential, commercial, or community development, and meets Eurocodes standards. Despite the size of the building and the complexity of the new pharmacy’s needs, construction is expected to take just 12 weeks. This is due to Veerhouse Voda’s proprietary building system, which enables structures to be erected five times faster than other traditional building options. This not only makes construction a fast and efficient process, but also offers financial and time savings. Moreover, Veerhouse Voda’s local presence in Port au Prince the company to respond quickly to disasters and creates jobs for local people, thus enabling Haitians to be the driving force behind development and improvement of the country.