Haiti

On Thursday 26 January, armed men entered the Médecins Sans Frontières-supported Raoul Pierre Louis public hospital in Carrefour, a district located to the west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The men dragged a patient out of the emergency room and killed him outside the hospital. It is the second time...
The number of cholera cases is rising at an alarming rate in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, and in several departments (administrative areas) of the country, warns the medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), calling for an immediate intensification of the response to the...
People in Haiti are today living in dire conditions and are confronted daily with an appalling health and humanitarian situation, which continues to deteriorate, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today. Faced with an explosion of violence and a fuel shortage, people are struggling to access...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) joined the Haitian health authorities in the emergency response to treat patients presenting symptoms of cholera, following a resurgence of confirmed cases of cholera in Port-au-Prince as announced by the Ministry of Public Health (MSPP). In the Haitian capital, MSF...
"On Sunday, August 14, at about 11 p.m., a group of armed men burst into the Raoul Pierre Louis hospital in the Carrefour area of Port-au-Prince. In an emergency room supported by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), these men with firearms seized a patient and coldly executed him just outside the...
Since last weekend, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders is seeing a significant increase in the number patients wounded by stray bullets in its medical facilities in the capital. Since the start of violent clashes between armed groups in the peripheral neighborhoods, MSF’s Emergency...
Thousands of people are trapped without drinking water, food or medical care in an isolated area of the Cité Soleil neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince as armed groups battle for control of the area, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today, calling on armed groups to spare...
A fuel shortage in Haiti in recent days is threatening access and continuity of medical care in the country, said Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today. At its trauma hospital in Tabarre, Port au Prince, MSF has been forced to limit patients and is only treating life-...
On Saturday 14 August at 8:30 am local time, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southern region of Haiti, specifically the provinces of Grand’Anse, Nippes and Sud. But the tremors were felt in other areas of Haiti, too. The Haitian Civil Protection General Directorate (DGPC) says 137,000...

Xavier Kernizan is an orthopedic surgeon who normally works at MSF's Tabarre hospital in Port-au-Prince. Since the 14 August earthquake, he has been working with an MSF surgical team in Jérémie. 

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