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Lack of funds forces hospital to shut down

Other hospital overwhelmed, in need of space

Jul. 18, 2010
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In the days and weeks immediately after the Jan. 12 earthquake, teams of doctors from Brevard County and all across the United States flocked to Haiti to volunteer in the country's premier private hospital.

Six months later, the hospital is closed. Not accustomed to providing free care and missing deadlines for getting international aid, the hospital shut down in April.

For 11 weeks, the owners kept the hospital open, while Haitian and foreign doctors treated more than 10,500 people and performed almost 4,000 surgeries. ...

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