Our Story
Inspiration

Through a series of twists of fate and personal connections, Building Healthcare for Humanity was formed.  Gerry Puchlik, founding partner of Puchlik Design Associates, Inc. - a healthcare architecture firm based in Pasadena, CA - was asked if he would be interested in providing design input on a teaching hospital in Shashemene, Ethiopia.  

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Need

Governments around the world are acknowledging the need to provide and support healthcare, spurring a growing focus on improving access to quality medical care, particularly in developing areas.  A key component of improving healthcare quality is to improve facilities and infrastructure - properly designed and constructed healthcare facilities are crucial for successful healthcare delivery.    

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Action

Our mission is to provide developing regions with specialized medical facility technical expertise. Further, our goal is to not only provide direct assistance in the above areas, but to empower local populations by providing education and training in these areas.