A girl whose wounds were treated at La Trinite hospital, where the overwhelming number of patients forced staff to prioritize the most serious and life-threatening injuries – multiple fractures, crush injuries, infected wounds, head and facial injuries.
MSF staff treat a wounded patient at La Trinite. After the earthquake, teams managed to salvage medical supplies from the pharmacy. But delays in receiving urgently needed materials, such as dialysis machines, have cost lives.
An injured child receives medical care at La Trinite. More than 5,000 patients have been treated at MSF locations as of January 22.
January 22, 2010
MSF staff try to meet the medical needs of huge numbers of severely injured patients, while patients try to cope with grim reality. Photographs by Ron Haviv were taken at MSF's damaged La Trinité trauma hospital in Port-au-Prince.