Archive for July 27th, 2010

More Haitian children to be vaccinated in UN-backed campaign-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 27, 2010
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More Haitian children to be vaccinated in UN-backed campaign-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

27 July 2010 – The United Nations and its partners are aiming to reach an additional 500,000 Haitian children during a second round of emergency immunizations in the Caribbean nation that was struck by a devastating earthquake just over six months ago. The second round of immunizations will consist of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping...
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Is Wyclef Jean eligible to run for president of Haiti? -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 27, 2010
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Is Wyclef Jean eligible to run for president of Haiti? -Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Wyclef Jean is rumored to be running for president of Haiti. The Haiti Constitution gives six clear requirements for becoming president, however, and Wyclef may not meet them all. By Stephen Kurczy, Staff writer -Christian Science Monitor/ July 27, 2010 Wyclef Jean has casually hinted that he may run for president of Haiti before, but...
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Weyerhaeuser And Trucking Companies Work To Get Donated Lumber To Haiti

July 27, 2010
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Weyerhaeuser And Trucking Companies Work To Get Donated Lumber To Haiti

When Weyerhaeuser Company announced it would donate building materials to help rebuild Haiti after January’s devastating earthquake, the company didn’t realize that the generosity of trucking companies would help stretch the donation even further. But when six local trucking companies stepped forward to help, Weyerhaeuser was able to ship two extra loads of wood to...
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Haiti: might the earthquake worsen TB rates?

July 27, 2010
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Haiti: might the earthquake worsen TB rates?

Prior to the earthquake of January 12th 2010, Haiti had experienced the highest TB notification rate in the Latin America and Caribbean region. In a forthcoming editorial in Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, Kevin Schwartzman and colleagues from the McGill University Health Centre (Montreal, Canada) discuss whether the devastation of Haiti six months ago...
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