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Michel Stéphane Bruno c’est d’abord un innovateur passionné et brillant

Né à Port-au-Prince, le 8 mai 1974 ,Michel Stéphane Bruno, un passionné de la technologie et de l’économie du savoir, qui œuvre depuis plus d’une dizaine d’années dans le domaine de la technologie au niveau national, régional et mondial. Il a d’abord été le pionnier, avec Group Croissance, dans la …

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Thousands died when the U.N. brought cholera to Haiti. Here’s why it’s getting off scot-free.

By Mara Pillinger, Ian Hurd and Michael N. Barnett March 28 at 9:46 AM Lemaguel Alejuste grimaces in pain after fainting at the Samaritan’s Purse cholera treatment facility in Cabaret, Haiti. (Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post) Who pays the costs when United Nations operations go wrong? This hypothetical question became very …

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Haiti’s Precarious State of Health Care for Pregnant Women

A woman endures her labor at Doctors Without Borders’ Referral Center for Obstetric Emergencies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 21, 2015. According to Doctors Without Borders, funding cuts by international donors and limited Haitian government spending on healthcare have forced some hospitals to turn women away who are not at the …

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PRESS ADVISORY: Appeals Hearing Set For UN Cholera Case

PRESS ADVISORY: Appeals Hearing Set For UN Cholera Case Second Circuit to hear oral arguments on UN claim to absolute immunity from justice (New York, February 26, 2016)— In a last-minute decision, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has granted oral argument for Tuesday, March 1 in Georges v. United …

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Haiti Still Lacks Safe Drinking Water and the International Community Is Partly to Blame

Port-au-Prince, Haiti — On a Sunday afternoon in Camp Kasim, water is nowhere to be found. Once the Oxfam-supplied tanks run dry for the weekend, they will not be refilled until Monday. If cholera were to strike on a Sunday, life-saving rehydration may be but a theoretical possibility. The cholera …

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Global Health Paradigm: Pride of Haiti

Despite all the turbulent times in Haiti marked by violence, poverty, hunger, crime and death, there is still a bright light burning in some Haitians. Unlike our politicians and mega-rich businessmen, the Global Health Paradigm, Inc is a group of healthcare professionals who voluntarily donate their services to people all …

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Haiti genocide 9753 dead with cholera: Haitian leaders and diaspora closed its eyes

No one cares about the Cholera epidemic in Haiti No one seems to even care that Haiti is in the midst of one of the worst cholera epidemics in the Americas. More than 10,000 people have died, the majority being children but this still has not made front page news. …

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Dr. Kesler DALMACY appuie la formation d’une commission de vérification.

Dr. Kesler Dalmacy, en train de voter au Lycee de Petion-Ville

Dr. Kesler DALMACY appuie la formation d’une commission de vérification. COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Port-au-Prince, le 10 novembre 2015. Le 25 octobre 2015 dernier, le peuple haïtien a fait le choix de voter les deux meilleurs parmi les 54 candidats à la Présidence. Cela fait partie de l’exercice démocratique et de …

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Louisville doctor opens women’s cancer screening clinic in Haiti

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —A Louisville doctor has launched an initiative to help fight a cervical cancer epidemic in Haiti. Dr. Robert Hilgers developed The Women’s Global Cancer Alliance, a nonprofit organization fueled by donations. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease that can cause cervical cancer. Women in the U.S. …

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Haiti Health Minister with a day to day plan :25% of haïtians children infected

The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) recently presented the results of a survey on the prevalence of intestinal worms in Haiti. This survey confirms that about 25% of Haitian children from 6 to 15 years suffering from some form of intestinal parasites. The survey also found that 80% …

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