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Haitian iodized salt program weathers the COVID-19 storm – Iodine Global Network

Formidable challenges are not new to Father Jean Michelet Dorescar, Congregation de Sainte Croix, C.S.C., and General Manager of Bon Sel Dayiti, a Haitian fortified salt processor. After all, his country endures the ravages of frequent and devastating natural disasters, compounded by chronic economic instability and political unrest. Despite Haiti being in the grips of …

Cholera still issue despite Haiti’s public health progress by

The public health infrastructure in Haiti has somewhat improved since the 2010 earthquake and the massive cholera outbreak that followed, but there’s still a big shortfall in resources to improve the country’s water and sanitation systems enough to eliminate the disease from the country, according to a report today in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report …

First Lady of Haiti Martine Moise Commemorates World Malaria Day, Expresses Commitment to Elimination Alongside Global, Political, and Scientific Leaders – Haiti by

Hispaniola is the last malaria endemic island in the Caribbean. On World Malaria Day, Haiti declares it is ready to beat malaria – malaria elimination in the Caribbean is within reach. Port au Prince (April 25, 2018) – Today, the First Lady of Haiti Martine Moise and more than 300 government officials, civil society representatives, …

Notre Dame Haiti Program dedicates new salt facility by

(L-R): Rev. Thomas Streit, founder and principal investigator of the Notre Dame Haiti Program; Dr. Florence Guillaume, the Haitian Minister for Public Health and Population; Earl Carter, managing director of the Haiti Program; Sophia Martelly, the first lady of Haiti; and Joseline Marhone Pierre, director of the Office of Nutrition, MSPP. In partnership with the …

Haiti Moves A Step Closer Toward Eradicating Elephantiasis by

Enlarge this image Boys at the L’Ecole Les Freres Clement elementary school in Jacmel, Haiti, line up to take deworming pills that protect against elephantiasis. Maggie Steber for The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Maggie Steber for The Washington Post/Getty Images Haiti has finally carried out a nationwide campaign to get rid of …

Elephantiasis Potential Concern in Post-Hurricane Haiti by

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (WOMENSENEWS)-For 60-year-old Velouse Casseus, September’s Hurricane Matthew brought fears for the future in addition to death and damage to her community in Leogane, Haiti. She is now concerned about getting another disease, especially since she already has lymphatic filariasis. “I feel so vulnerable to any disease because of the conditions I am …

Mosquito-borne diseases under attack in Haiti, Dominican Republic by Emory University News and Events

The Carter Center is one of several participants in a plan to fight malaria and lymphatic filariasis on the island of Hispaniola. Source: Google News – Search Read More

Haiti and Dominican Republic Urged to Fight Mosquito Illnesses Together (Published 2008) by New York Times

The Carter Center has called for a joint effort to eliminate malaria and lymphatic filariasis from their last foothold in the Caribbean: the island of Hispaniola. Source: Google News – Search Read More

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