A group of Caribbean countries have announced bans on entry to foreigners who have travelled through the three West African countries most affected by Ebola.Jamaica said it would not accept travellers from […]
Almost every time there’s an outbreak of a tropical disease — yellow fever, dengue and now chikungunya — the Aedes aegypti turns out to be behind it. During the Spanish-American War, Aedes […]
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Using sophisticated techniques, the team has mapped the entire genome of the elusive 19th century bacterium. The findings are significant because, until now, researchers had not identified the early strains of cholera, […]
One of the major responsibilities of this contingent would be to protect civilians under imminent threat of physical violence. Among other responsibilities, the contingent is supposed to protect United Nations personnel, facilities, […]
Why We Need To Learn To See Haiti Through Different Eyes – Forbes .
Standing in her sparse bedroom, the bearded man with a baseball cap first prepared a special bath — a mixture of Haitian moonshine, essential oil and a “special soap.” He then put […]
\”This dreadful disease has become a clarion call for action that could have far-reaching benefits for the people of Haiti beyond ending cholera transmission,\” says Jon Andrus, MD, deputy director of the […]
“We are a mobile clinic,” said Damarys Ávila, the head of La Renaissance hospital, which is staffed by the Cuban medical mission. “We check for high blood pressure, cataracts, pterygium (a benign […]
Today in Port-au-Prince, the capital, 350,000 Haitians still live in tents, and fewer than 25 percent of Haitians in cities have access to adequate sanitation. In lieu of toilets, people must find […]
Nombre de gens ne cessent de se questionner sur les raisons qui seraient à la base des inondations subites de ces différentes zones de façon simultanée. D’après le responsable du Centre National […]
Au moins un mort et un disparu, des quartiers entiers inondés, des magasins et dépôts emportés, des jardins dévastés et des têtes de bétail emportées. Tel est le bilan des pluies diluviennes […]
Castillo said that “immense” damage had been done to the international image of the Dominican Republic. “It spread news that the ban was motivated by the existence of bird flu, which was […]
Carol Roye wants nurses in Haiti to get the training they need and the respect they deserve. Carol Roye Ms. Roye, 65 years old, is an assistant dean for research at Hunter […]
Big mistakes plus little mistakes plus big negligence plus little negligence all add together and equal death. Just because his parents don’t know how it all works, doesn’t mean people aren’t at […]
UN peacekeepers, whose ranks also swelled after the quake, organized food distributions with a defensive posture, herding thousands of Haitians into open squares under the sun’s apogee, then standing in front of […]
The solar-powered Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais in Haiti has officially opened its doors. The development of the property was a joint project between US-based Partners in Health and its sister group, Zanmi […]
“The solar refrigerator is very important, because it means the vaccines are always available,” says Ms. Beliard. “[W]e always have vaccines available for children.” UNICEF is the largest buyer of vaccines in […]
“Nearly 2.5 years after it began, Haiti’s cholera epidemic is getting worse, not better, and efforts to treat the sick are desperately short of funds, say aid groups on the ground,” The […]
From this perspective, the UN’s refusal to acknowledge its culpability in the cholera epidemic begins to make sense. Long before the cholera epidemic, the UN has largely ignored repeated allegations of flagrant […]
Haiti Launches National Plan to Eliminate Cholera By 2022 .
The exchange happened in an instant – the three-month-old was handed to be to take to a makeshift hospital – but for the next hour, I was near hysteria, terrified that this […]
After the catastrophic earthquake that rocked Haiti in 2010, Canadian orthopedic surgeon Andrew Furey started Team Broken Earth, a non-profit group that sends Canadian doctors, nurses and physiotherapists to work at Hospital […]
Emmanuela Joseph looks every bit of her 45 years of hard scrabble life in Port-au-Prince. A few months ago, the mother of five children came for a regular check up (a Pap […]
The Mirebalais University Hospital in Haiti will open in March, according to US-based healthcare organization Partners in Health. The $17 million, 300-bed national public teaching hospital has already completed construction. It is […]
We talked about Haiti’s challenges. He folded his arms and leaned in, peering through round wire-rimmed glasses. His answers were thoughtful. Farmer had always been a sharp critic of the international community’s […]
(HealthDay News) – During the first two years of the cholera epidemic in Haiti, the cumulative attack rate was 6.1%, with a consistent downward trend seen in cumulative case fatality rates, according to […]
Haiti Can Quell Cholera Without Vaccinating Most People, Researchers Estimate .
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Haiti PM says cholera outbreak under control – baltimoresun.com .
WHO Calls For Emergency Stockpile Of Cholera Vaccine : Shots – Health Blog : NPR .
UN Should Get Rid of Cholera Epidemic That It Brought to Haiti | Common Dreams .
The Cholera Vaccine Campaign: An Update from Dr. Louise Ivers | Partners In Health . Related articles Oral cholera vaccine and integrated cholera control in Haiti (crofsblogs.typepad.com) Vaccinating Against Cholera in […]
AJWS Haitian Grantee Wins U.N. Red Ribbon Award for HIV Prevention – Yahoo! News.
New Book Blames Colonization for Spread of AIDS in Africa .
UN: Caribbean sees big drop in AIDS-related deaths – Yahoo! News.
High Level Speakers Announced for XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) – Yahoo! News.
A second strain of cholera has been linked to the 2010-11 Haitian epidemic. – latimes.com .
Oral cholera vaccine and integrated cholera control in Haiti : The Lancet .
Le Matin – Le comportement alimentaire des Haïtiens inquiète .
Doctors Without Borders Doing the Heaving Lifting for Cholera in Port-au-Prince – Peoria, IL – pjstar.com
Doctors Without Borders Doing the Heaving Lifting for Cholera in Port-au-Prince – Peoria, IL – pjstar.com .
Haiti’s Martelly, Still in Miami for Medical Treatment, Impatient to Return .
Le Figaro – Flash Actu : Haïti: le président souffre d’une embolie .
Haitian President Martelly Suffers Pulmonary Embolism, Health “Stable” .
Haitian infant with birth defect receives surgery at UI Hospitals and Clinics | TheGazette .
AccuWeather.com – Cause of Haiti’s Cholera Outbreak Reveled .
Colonialism in Africa helped launch HIV epidemic a century ago | SouthCoastToday.com .
Le Nouvelliste en Haiti – Le sanatorium de Sigueneau doté de structures temporaires.
Can Vaccines Break Cholera’s Deadly Hold On Haiti? : NPR . Related articles New Haiti cholera campaign faces tough questions (sfgate.com) One year on, cheap but untested vaccines to be deployed against […]
State-Of-The-Art Hospital Offers Hope For Haiti : NPR .