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CDC, Other U.S. Agencies, International Partners Work To Improve Access To Clean Water, Sanitation In Haiti

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: The Consequences of Contaminated Water
Adrienne Lefevre, health communications ORISE fellow at CDC — with assistance from Rick Gelting, Tom Handzel, and Eric Mintz, all with CDC — recognizes World Water Day, held annually on March 22, and highlights ongoing challenges of access to clean water and proper sanitation in Haiti. She notes, “While Haiti continues to struggle with cholera, the combined efforts of the National Potable Water and Sanitation Directorate (DINEPA), MSPP, CDC, UNICEF, PAHO/WHO, USAID, and other organizations are strengthening the country’s capacity to combat cholera and other infectious diseases…” (3/21).