WHO To Launch Large Cholera Vaccination Program In Haiti, U.N. Health Official Says
U.N. News Centre: Interview: U.N. health official discusses unprecedented vaccination campaign to tackle cholera in Haiti
“The World Health Organization (WHO) Representative for Haiti, Jean-Luc Poncelet [Tuesday] stressed that vaccines along with water chlorination programs, and longer-term efforts to improve water and the overall health system, are vital to fight the prevalence of cholera in the country. … WHO is embarking on a large-scale vaccination program in 2016 and 2017 that aims to reach an unprecedented 750,000 people in the administrative area known as Department Centre…” (7/5).
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