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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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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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Hitting the airwaves: Project Medishare doctors and staff spread the word about prevention through radio broadcasts

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development, Uncategorized

[caption id="attachment_2183" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="RADIO TALK: Community health nurse Wiseline Celestine and staff member Ronel Marcellus go live on the airvaves at a Thomonde radio station talking about cholera and how to prevent the disease. The Project Medishare staff created a skit which discusses the...

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Spreading the message: Community health agents pushing cholera prevention in Central Plataeau

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development

[caption id="attachment_2170" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Linda Mondesir, a bookkeeper at Project Medishare's Thomonde office, assists medical staff and community health agents distribute life saving water purification tablets. Staff and health agents go out into the community each day to spread the message regarding preventing cholera. The...

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Community health agents meet with Project Medishare medical staff to further discuss cholera prevention and education campaign

  |   Cholera Response, Community Health & Development, Medical Training & Education

[caption id="attachment_2166" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project Medishare community health nurse Wiseline Celestine hands a box of oral rehydration packets to a community health agent. Project Medishare's health agents are working feverishly to educate the people in order to prevent cholera in their communities. Photo by Jennifer...

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