Haiti

As the cholera epidemic continues in Haiti’s northern and central regions, a primary objective is to ensure treatment for affected communities dispersed throughout these areas. With Hurricane Tomas having moved past Haiti, MSF medical teams will be able to expand their support and activities. As of...
MSF teams in Port-au-Prince remain prepared; Treatment centers offer the best defense In the midst of the current cholera outbreak in Haiti, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical teams continue to treat patients. As of October 31, MSF has treated close to 3,600 people who presented to medical...
A demonstration at a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) cholera treatment center in the Haitian town of St. Marc on Tuesday, October 26, has disrupted efforts to prevent the spread of cholera and treat people already suffering from the disease, MSF said today. Construction of a 400-bed cholera...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continued to support the Haitian Ministry of Health in response to the outbreak of cholera in and around the Artibonite area north of Port-au-Prince, widening its work in the most affected areas and preparing for any further spread of the disease. There have been some...
St. Marc MSF teams continue to work with the Haitian Ministry of Health at St. Nicholas Hospital. Plans are underway to erect a cholera treatment center in the town, which should be functional within the week. Petite Riviere de l'Artibonite MSF is setting up a 20-bed cholera treatment center in the...
Following the outbreak of acute diarrhea in the Artibonite region of Haiti, Médecins Sans Frontières medical teams—including doctors, nurses, and logisticians—immediately traveled to the affected areas along the Artibonite River, between the cities of Saint-Marc and Mirebalais. According to Haitian...
"I developed eclampsia the day before I delivered and I realize that's serious," says Crisla, who was readmitted a day after giving birth at the MSF hospital, Isaïe Jeanty, in Port-au-Prince. Crisla Florestal, 19, gave birth to twin girls following major complications. "They are so pretty, but I...
Six months after the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) publishes today a report describing the organisation’s largest ever emergency response. The report also describes the dire living conditions of Haitians today and...
For more than a month, Walson and his wife have been keeping watch at the bedside of their five year-old son, Walderson, at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Saint-Louis Hospital in Port-au- Prince. They take turns at the hospital while caring for their other three children. The family lives in...
Four months after Haiti's devastating earthquake, MSF's teams continue to adjust their activities to meet the changing, but still major, medical needs. The organization continues to provide primary and secondary care to the population at no cost, working out of approximately 20 sites and operating...
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