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Cholera Battle ‘Slowly Being Won’, Secretary-General Says at Launch of Initiative in Haiti

Cholera Battle ‘Slowly Being Won’, Secretary-General Says at Launch of Initiative in Haiti | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Cholera Battle ‘Slowly Being Won’, Secretary-General Says at Launch of Initiative in Haiti, Urging Broader Focus on Safe Drinking Water, Adequate Sanitation
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The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti
The Total Sanitation Campaign is a joint initiative between the Government of Haiti and the United Nations to improve water and sanitation conditions across the country.
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The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti

The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti is a joint community-based initiative between the Government of Haiti and the United Nations to improve water and sanitation conditions across the country.



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PAHO WHO | Haiti launches campaign to vaccinate over 2 million children against diphtheria, with PAHO support

PAHO WHO | Haiti launches campaign to vaccinate over 2 million children against diphtheria, with PAHO support | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
In the coming weeks, more than 2.3 million Haitian children between the ages of 1 and 14 are expected to be vaccinated against diphtheria, a bacterial infection that causes
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In Haiti, a Building Fights Cholera - The New York Times

In Haiti, a Building Fights Cholera - The New York Times | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Even in a runaway and deadly epidemic, architecture can become an important element of a cure.
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A Mission to Stop Cholera in Haiti

A Mission to Stop Cholera in Haiti | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Working with Haiti's Ministry of Health, PIH hopes to eliminate cholera in Mirebalais, home to nearly 100,000, through vaccinations, hygiene education, and water filtration systems.
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Haiti: Cholera figures, December 2017 (as of 29 January 2018) | HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG Proud to be Haiti's most informative NEWS site

Haiti: Cholera figures, December 2017 (as of 29 January 2018) | HAITIAN-TRUTH.ORG Proud to be Haiti's most informative NEWS site | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
SEE THE PDF HERE The year 2017 recorded the lowest number of suspected annual cholera cases since the beginning of the epidemic in 2010. This favorable
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Dwitchy's Story - Haiti - Cholera

Dwitchy the oldest of the youth, shares his images of his life in Haiti. The Crossing Borders Project shares facts about the Cholera outbreak that kille
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Water and Sanitation Services: Rural or Urban Haiti First?

Water and Sanitation Services: Rural or Urban Haiti First? | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Water and Sanitation Services: Rural or Urban Haiti First? Huffington Post, June 16, 2017. Low coverage rates for clean water and sanitation leave Haiti exposed to significant health burdens. According to the latest estimates, 72% of Haiti’s population lack access to improved sanitation facilities and use either shared facilities, other improved facilities, or defecate in the…
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United Nations stresses for support for Haiti cholera fight

United Nations stresses for support for Haiti cholera fight | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - The United Nations stressed on Thursday its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would be better served if aid funding was channeled through it.
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Haiti - Health : 96% of all cases of cholera in the Americas Region are in Haiti - HaitiLibre.com : Haiti news 7/7

Haiti - Health : 96% of all cases of cholera in the Americas Region are in Haiti - HaitiLibre.com : Haiti news 7/7 | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
For the first 34 weeks of 2016, a total of 27,839 cholera cases were reported in three countries of the Americas: the Dominican Republic (1,039), Ecuador and Haiti, which alone accounts for 96% of all cholera cases reported in th...
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Five month punishing strike by Haiti doctors ends

Five month punishing strike by Haiti doctors ends | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's longest and most punishing strike by medical professionals officially came to an end Thursday with young…
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Sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti shows promising results – UNICEF - México en Línea

Sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti shows promising results – UNICEF - México en Línea | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it

A sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti has shown encouraging results, with a major reduction in the number of water-borne infections for local residents, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

“Five localities in this region have been declared open defecation free (ODF), which marks progress in the prevention of cholera and other water-borne diseases in the area,” the UNICEF Representative in the country, Marc Vincent, told the UN News Centre.

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UNICEF says sanitation initiative in Haiti shows promising results

UNICEF says sanitation initiative in Haiti shows promising results | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says a sanitation initiative in south-eastern Haiti has shown encouraging results, with a major reduction in the number of water-borne infections for residents.

“Five localities in this region have been declared open defecation free (ODF), which marks progress in the prevention of cholera and other water-borne diseases in the area,” said Marc Vincent, UNICEF’s Representative in the French-speaking Caribbean country.

 

“In the area of sanitation, we have come a long way and there is still a long way to go. For UNICEF, we are active in 120 communities and, in total, more than 20,000 people in the country now benefit from living in an ODF environment – this is a substantive change and it inspires hope,” he added.

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Ban pledges support to Haiti in overcoming cholera epidemic

Ban pledges support to Haiti in overcoming cholera epidemic | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it

Noting that a United States federal appeals court has upheld the United Nations’ immunity from a damage claim filed on behalf cholera victims in Haiti, the Organization today said that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deeply regrets the “terrible suffering” of the Haitian people and that the UN has a moral responsibility to the support the victims and the country in overcoming the epidemic.

 

“The Secretary-General notes yesterday’s decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which upheld the immunity of the Organization from legal proceedings in the case of Georges et al v. United Nations et. al, in accordance with the UN Charter and other international treaties,” said a statement issued by Mr. Ban’s spokesperson in New York.

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In Haiti, a community mobilizes to stop cholera

At the Sainte Camille Centre near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the whole community is involved in promoting good hygiene and preventing cholera. Communit
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Haiti's killer cholera epidemic could end this year: UN

Haiti's killer cholera epidemic could end this year: UN | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
(AFP) - Haiti's killer cholera epidemic could be over this year, the United Nation's children's fund said on Friday, as the number of cases declines follow
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Haïti : l'Unicef envisage l’élimination possible du choléra en 2018

Haïti : l'Unicef envisage l’élimination possible du choléra en 2018 | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
L'épidémie meurtrière de choléra qui sévit en Haïti depuis l'automne 2010 pourrait s'achever en 2018, selon l'Unicef, au regard du faible nombre de malades recensés à travers le pays en ce début d'année.
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UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund,United Nations

UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund,United Nations | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
United Nations, Only seven countries have so far contributed to the fund - Chile, France, India, Liechtenstein, South Korea, Sri Lanka and Britain - for a total of $2.67 million.
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FEATURE: Haiti puts used soap bars to good use - Taipei Times

FEATURE: Haiti puts used soap bars to good use - Taipei Times | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
A Haitian program to recycle used soap bars from luxury hotels has proven a win-win-win proposition, reducing waste, helping fight water-borne disease and giving employees like Magoiana Fremond the chance to send her kids to school and let them “eat every day.”
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UN News - Political will, financial support needed to bolster new approach to cholera in Haiti – UN deputy chief

UN News - Political will, financial support needed to bolster new approach to cholera in Haiti – UN deputy chief | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
The United Nations deputy chief today called on Member States to fund the Organization's new strategy to counter cholera in Haiti, stressing that the initiative is facing a critical shortage of resources.
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Click here to end killer cholera in Haiti!

Click here to end killer cholera in Haiti! | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
The people of Haiti are fighting a deadly cholera epidemic introduced by UN troops that has killed thousands and sickened hundreds of thousands more.
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Deadly River: Cholera Time Bomb Thrives in Haiti’s Electoral Toxic Soup

Deadly River: Cholera Time Bomb Thrives in Haiti’s Electoral Toxic Soup | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Cholera Haiti 2016 -- National and international health agencies are all culpable in a massive cover-up of the toxic river
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Haiti's cholera fight

Haiti's cholera fight | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Jean Robert Samdi rests on a stretcher in the Cholera Treatment Center of Diquini in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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UN link to Haiti cholera epidemic adds to mistrust, Haitian-Montrealer says

UN link to Haiti cholera epidemic adds to mistrust, Haitian-Montrealer says | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Trust in the United Nations mission in Haiti has taken another blow after researchers traced the cholera outbreak to a UN base, one Haitian-Montrealer says.
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PIH’s Response to Cholera in Haiti

PIH’s Response to Cholera in Haiti | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it

Last week, the United Nations acknowledged its role in the outbreak of cholera in Haiti, which began in October 2010. Since then, the epidemic has killed nearly 10,000 people; hundreds of thousands more have become seriously ill.

And it’s not over: There have been 26,000 reported cases of cholera in Haiti so far this year.

The U.N. plans to present its cholera response plan in two months, but people are dying now. Please help us fight this epidemic today. Your gift will help us care for cholera patients, support vaccinations, increase our water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) efforts, and improve infrastructure to provide safe drinking water for more people.

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