Haiti: Committee for Elimination of Cholera Holds First Meeting

The committee was established by Lamothe and Ban Ki-moon to “to ensure that a strategy is applied for the elimination of cholera in Haiti, and [that] social and economic support is given to communities affected by cholera, while taking specific account of cholera-affected persons,” the UN said.Following the meeting, Lamothe said joint efforts to combat cholera are “bearing fruits,” though he stressed that cholera “continues to be an emergency that requires the development of all possible strategies to eliminate the disease in Haiti.” via Caribbean Journal


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