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Haiti Marks 1 Year With No New Cholera Cases

U.N. News: Haiti cholera outbreak ‘stopped in its tracks’ “After a nine-year long cholera outbreak in Haiti that killed close to 10,000 people, [last] week the country reached the milestone of an entire year free from any new cases of the deadly waterborne disease. This was achieved following concerted efforts…

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Haiti Marks 1 Year Free Of Confirmed Cholera Cases, PAHO Announces

PAHO: Haiti reaches one-year free of Cholera “The cholera outbreak in Haiti that began in October 2010, affecting over 820,000 people and killing 9,792, has been stopped in its tracks, with the country reaching 1-year free of confirmed cases this week. The achievement follows concerted efforts from Haiti, the Pan…

U.N. Committed To Helping Haiti Recover From 2010 Earthquake, Become More Resilient, Reports Success In Stanching Cholera Epidemic

U.N. News: U.N. committed to helping Haiti build better future, says Guterres, marking 10-year anniversary of devastating earthquake “On 12 January 2010, a 7.0 magnitude quake struck Haiti, devastating its capital, Port-au-Prince. … Marking the 10-year anniversary of the tragedy, Secretary General António Guterres renewed the commitment of the United…

National, Local Strategies Need To Improve Disaster Resilience In Haiti 10 Years After Earthquake, U.N. Special Representative Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: OPINION: Ten years after earthquake, Haiti still vulnerable to disasters Mami Mizutori, U.N. special representative of the secretary general for disaster risk reduction “Haiti has had little reprieve from disasters in the past 10 years since 220,000 people perished on January 12, 2010 in an earthquake which…

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Al Jazeera: Rwanda’s front line health supporters (Santoshini, 12/12). The Economist: Tuberculosis kills more people than any other pathogenic illness (12/14). ET HealthWorld: On Universal Health Coverage Day, India pledges to keep the promise (12/12). Forbes: For Haiti, Victory Is in Sight in Fight Against Cholera (Buechner, 12/12). Homeland Preparedness…