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Haiti successfully vaccinates 729, 000 persons against cholera

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov. 24, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says Haiti’s Ministry of Health (MSPP) is nearing completion of its vaccination campaign against cholera, having reached more than 729,000 people with vaccines in Sud and Grand Anse departments, areas ravaged by Hurricane Matthew.
  • Published in Health

Haiti awaits full implementation of UN pledges on cholera outbreak

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24, CMC – Warning of a “significant humanitarian deterioration” following fresh outbreaks of cholera in his country, Haitian President Jocelerme Privert has called for swift implementation of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s urgent appeal for redoubled efforts to fight the scourge and aid its victims.

UN Admits Role in Haiti Cholera Outbreak for First Time Ever

PORT-AU-PRINCE , August 19, 2016- The United Nations has admitted for the first time that its peacekeepers in Haiti played a role in the outbreak of the cholera epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that sent the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation into a tailspin.
  • Published in Health
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