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Community Health & Development

Teaching to Fish: Akamil Production Facility deemed a sustainable project for the rural community of Thomonde

  |   Agriculture Program, Celebrities, Community Health & Development

By Jennifer Browning The final pieces are being put in place to finalize the Akamil Production Facility in Thomonde. Ground breaking began June 2007 for the construction of the facility, but construction and final equipment installment was delayed after the January 12 earthquake. When production begins,...

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AP reports rural Haiti suffers the worst of cholera epidemic; Project Medishare continues to battle cholera through prevention, education and treatment

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development

By Jennifer Browning Last week the Associate Press reported that while many feared Haiti's growing epidemic would overwhelm the capital, so far, rural Haiti is seeing the worst of this epidemic that has killed over 1,900 people in less than two months. [caption id=""...

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World AIDS Day: PEPFAR and Community Health Program important for HIV positive Haitians in the face of cholera

  |   Celebrities, Cholera Response, Community Health & Development, Uncategorized

By Jennifer Browning Holding her doll tightly to her chest, a bright-eyed smiling 8-year-old Eve* greeted the Project Medishare team providing a home visit. With the cholera epidemic looming over Haiti, Project Medishare's community health agents have increased the number of home visits normally conducted. These...

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Jewish Healthcare International medical team works with Project Medishare medical staff in rural Haiti this week

  |   Celebrities, Cholera Response, Community Health & Development, Fundraisers

By Jennifer Browning This week Dr. Adam Goldstein and his medical team from Jewish Healthcare International are working with Project Medishare's community health team in Haiti's Central Plateau. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="A mobile clinic in very rural Boucantis, Haiti. Jewish Healthcare International is working...

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Partnerships important in cholera prevention

  |   Celebrities, Cholera Response, Community Health & Development

[caption id="attachment_2190" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Dr. Pretanville from Partners in Health's(PIH) sister organization, Zanmi Lasante, talks to Project Medishare community health agents about cholera.  Photo by Jennifer Browning."][/caption] By Jennifer Browning Fighting something like a cholera outbreak cannot be done by one organization alone. Project Medishare realizes this...

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Project Medishare joins Partners in Health in setting up cholera treatment center in Mirebalais

  |   Celebrities, Cholera Response, Community Health & Development, Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_2208" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Event Star crews flew to Haiti yesterday to set up a Project Medishare tent in Mirebalais which will be used as a cholera treatment center. After the cholera outbreak was confirmed, the Ministry of Health asked Project Medishare for assistance particularly...

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Cholera outbreak reminds the importance of community health program

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development

[caption id="attachment_2197" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project Medishare medical and office staff go out into the community to get the message out about cholera. Without community health programs like this one, it would be almost impossible to spread the word about prevention to keep people safe. Photo...

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