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Tackling Cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jul 27, CMC – “Wash my hands before eating and nursing the baby, wash my hands after relieving myself, use Aquatabs to purify the water…” and so, Sherline Deus lists the steps she must take to protect herself and her children from cholera in the town of Grand Bois, located in in north-eastern Haiti, near the country’s border with the Dominican Republic.
  • Published in Health

UN wants rapid response mechanism to tackle cholera in Haiti

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 9, CMC – The deputy head of the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), says a rapid response mechanism is “crucial” to tackling an endemic disease such as cholera and eliminating it in the French-speaking Caribbean country.
  • Published in Health

US Court Dismisses 8,700 Haitian Lives

Throughout its history, Haiti has received lessons in savagery from the world’s big imperial powers. The latest lesson was delivered about a week ago by a U.S. court that said the UN cannot be held accountable for criminal negligence that has killed 8,700 Haitians from cholera since 2010.
  • Published in Opinion
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