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UN Admits Role in Haiti Cholera Epidemic

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In August, the United Nations admitted its role in starting Haiti's 2010 cholera epidemic, which killed an estimated 10,000 people and sickened thousands more.   During the height of the outbreak, Project Medishare distributed water purification tablets, conducted education and prevention campaigns, and operated a cholera treatment...

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Surviving Childbirth

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[caption id="attachment_4825" align="aligncenter" width="207"] Dr. Greig in Haiti[/caption] As a medical student at the University of Miami, Dr. Elizabeth Greig volunteered with Project Medishare in Haiti. She now serves on the Board of Directors, and is part of the Executive Committee. In 2011, Dr. Greig’s family...

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Zika Virus Confirmed in Haiti

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Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a "public health emergency of international concern". Transmitted via the same mosquitos that carry dengue and chikungunya, Zika is rapidly spreading throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. The Haitian Ministry of Health has confirmed...

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