SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sae-A Trading Co., Ltd (Sae-A), a leading global apparel manufacturer and exporter, led its fourth medical mission since 2012, to Northern Haiti. The mission provides free medical care to local area residents in the neighboring communities around the area each time averaging more than 3,000 people over a (five day) week.
25 medical professionals from the USA ( George Washington University School of Nursing), South Korea (Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital) and Haiti (The Vision Plus Eye Clinic in Cap Haitian) spent the week treating local residents at the Sae-A supported, S&H Primary School, while the students were on fall break. The classrooms are converted into temporary medical treatment rooms. Sae-A provided transportation to area residents who needed care, but were unable to reach the school. The team of 25 medical professionals bring a wide variety of expertise across multiple disciplines including pediatrics, obstetrics, otolaryngology, urology, dermatology, pain management, ophthalmology and family medicine. Special attention is paid to mothers-to-be, infants and children who are not only screened for diseases, but also provided wellness examinations and health information on issues ranging from disease prevention to nutrition.