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View a series of slideshows featuring work being carried out under USAID in Haiti and Guyana. 

Click on an image to view the full slideshow.  These photo slideshows may also be found on Powering Health's Flickr photostream.



Portraits of Haiti's Health Sector

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In recognition of all the dedicated individuals working to improve healthcare in Haiti.

Advanced Training

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In early May 2013, IHFI carried out two specialized training courses, one on advanced battery, inverter and generator concepts for hospital energy technicians, and another on battery failure and inverter wiring for local energy system installers.

HUEH Maternity Ward Rehabilitation

 The IHFI project has completed electrical work in the HUEH maternity ward, which included the installation of a new backup generator and inverter/battery system, as well as general wiring, lighting and air conditioning.

HUEH Emergency Ward Rehabilitation

 USAID has been participating in the rehabilitation of HUEH, Port-au-Prince's general hospital.  The IHFI project was charged with performing electrical work on the campus, this slideshow presents a before and after of the hospital's emergency ward.

Haiti Hospital Infrastructure: Old and New

Photos of old and new infrastructure in Haitian hospitals.  Many health facilities in Haiti are served by old, damage or poorly maintained energy systems, IHFI has undertaked a series of energy system retrofits to improve power supply and safety.

Hospitals in Haiti

A glimpse inside Haiti's health facilities and a review of their energy systems, including battery/inverter systems, grid hookups and other electrical service equipment.

Haiti Technician Training

IHFI holds several training courses for Haitian health facility energy technicians each year.  This slideshow is a compilation of training sessions over the past two years. 



Guyana Rural Health Clinic PV Installation

In early April 2013, IHFI completed the installation of 12 solar PV systems at 9 different remote health clinics in Guyana.  Installers by local vendors, IHFI designed and inspected the systems and then trained facility workers to safely maintain them.

Georgetown Public Hospital Energy Audit

In late April 2012, IHFI contracted the Association of Energy Engineers to conduct a comprehensive energy audit of Guyana's Georgetown Public Hospital.  The audit was combined with a training course and workshop for local energy practitioners.

Guyana Health Clinic PV Designs

Sketchup images of IHFI solar photovoltaic system designs for health facilities in rural Guyana.

Guyana Clinic Assessments

IHFI undertook preliminary energy assessments of Guyana's rural health clinics - inventorying loads, evaluating generators and solar panels, and assessing clinical needs.

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