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More Investment Needed To Support Haiti’s Health System, UNICEF Official Says In Interview

U.N. News Centre: Interview: Amid progress in fighting cholera, U.N. official urges support to health care system
“While the incidence of cholera in Haiti has decreased by 90 percent since an outbreak that began shortly after the devastating earthquake of 2010, more investment is needed in the country’s health care system to fully eliminate the disease and address the country’s other health challenges, a top United Nations official [Friday] said. ‘A lot of progress has been made in terms of controlling the disease,’ said Marc Vincent, U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative for Haiti, in an interview with U.N. News Services. ‘But a lot more work needs to be done to eliminate it’…” (7/1).

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