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Living in the After

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By Kara Sassine       Seven years ago today, the goudou goudou – as Haitians refer to the 7.4 magnitude earthquake – struck Haiti and indelibly changed the country and its people. I know I’m not the only one who now looks at this date as a pivotal point in...

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Reaching the Ravine

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By Kara Sassine   Less than a week after her first day as Project Medishare for Haiti’s new Communications Coordinator, Kara Sassine traveled to Jeremie to capture the stories of Hurricane Matthew survivors. Here, she shares a firsthand story of a young boy she met at the...

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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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