Kay Mackenson

Haitian Creole translation for “Mackenson’s House”

 

Is a clinic that caters to children with chronic, non-communicable diseases.

 

We focus on early detection, management, education and prevention of acute and chronic complications of a variety of diseases including diabetes, heart disease, kidney disorders and juvenile arthritis.

Education

Kay Mackenson finances currently the education of more than 40 children. Meet the 2017 KMC Scholars!

Clinical Programs

Kay Mackenson Center’s clinical programs focus on effective health care delivery for children with chronic diseases.

Diabetes, Heart and Renal Programs are currently in place, with more being added as the centre’s patient population and referral base increases.

Camp

Each year Kay Mackenson Clinic organizes KAN FRATERNITÉ. We went from 60 to 100 patients last year.  This camp is a fun, effective and heartfelt way to help young diabetics learn how to live with their condition. In 2018, we would like to have 150 patients and to make this we need to raise $15,000. Get inspired by our work!

Research

The Kay Mackenson Research Program aims at improving knowledge in the area of pediatric chronic disease in Haiti.

How you can help?

Help us support the vulnerable children of Haiti,

kan fraternité

Diabetes Summer for children with diabetes and other chronic medical conditions have become an integral part of diabetes care in many countries all over the world.

 

Kay Makenson Clinic organizes each summer KAN FRATERITÉ, where children get the opportunity to feel “normal” among their peers, to experience each other’s support, and to participate in educational workshops such as nutritional management of diabetes, self-care, reducing psychosocial stress and stigma, family planning with diabetes; as well as art, photography, sports, theater, dance and much more! 

2017

100 PAtients.

30 Staff

"Camp is a place to leave all the negative things outside" Patient KMC