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Vaccination campaign challenges in Haiti “can be overcome”

Vaccination campaign against cholera. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

Challenges facing the Haitian government and UN teams, working to vaccinate 800,000 people from cholera, can be overcome to reach the most vulnerable. That's according to Jean-Luc Poncelet, who heads the Pan American…

11 Nov 2016 / Listen /

WHO: Haiti cholera vaccine will prevent majority of severe cases

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A huge cholera vaccination campaign has begun in Haiti where there's been a spike in suspected cases of the…

9 Nov 2016 / Listen /

“Desperate situation” for children in post-hurricane Haiti will persist

two boys eat in a church in Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, a neighbourhood to the east of the capital Port-au-Prince, where they took shelter from Hurricane Matthew. Photo: UNICEF/Bahare Khodabande

Children who have been affected by the hurricane which struck Haiti one month ago face a desperate situation which…

4 Nov 2016 / Listen /

UN will "do the right thing" for Haitian people

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson during his interview with UN News Centre. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

The UN is determined to "do the right thing" on behalf of the Haitian people when it comes to…

25 Oct 2016 / Listen /
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