Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

Cloud EHR Lessons Learned in Haiti

July 30, 2013
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Cloud EHR Lessons Learned in Haiti

Healthcare providers in the United States have preconceived notions about electronic health records-namely, that EHR systems haven’t lived up to their promise of transforming healthcare by improving efficiency and cutting costs. The healthcare industry also has preconceived notions about cloud computing, too-namely, that the cloud isn’t secure enough for patient data. Go to Haiti,...
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USAID supports the revitalization of Bel-Air

July 30, 2013
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USAID supports the revitalization of Bel-Air

USAID and the community of Bel-Air Saturday inaugurated a newly renovated artists’ center in Bel-Air that was constructed with funding provided by the U.S. Government. The center, Bel Art, will provide work space for aspiring artists to practice their craft and spur economic activity. It will also provide space for community activities in particular...
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Cholera outbreak in Haiti tied to U.N. peacekeepers, report says

July 28, 2013
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Cholera outbreak in Haiti tied to U.N. peacekeepers, report says

Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post – Lemaguel Alejuste grimaces in pain after fainting at the Samaritan’s Purse cholera treatment facility in Cabaret. By Colum Lynch, UNITED NATIONS — A group of scientists who investigated the source of a cholera epidemic in Haiti that killed thousands of people has concluded that U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal probably...
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Cholera outbreak in Haiti tied to U.N. peacekeepers, report says

July 25, 2013
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Cholera outbreak in Haiti tied to U.N. peacekeepers, report says

Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post – Lemaguel Alejuste grimaces in pain after fainting at the Samaritan’s Purse cholera treatment facility in Cabaret. By Colum Lynch, Thursday, July 25, 12:33 PM E-mail the writer UNITED NATIONS — A group of scientists who investigated the source of a cholera epidemic in Haiti that killed thousands of people has concluded...
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UB faculty, students join medical mission in Haiti

July 25, 2013
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UB faculty, students join medical mission in Haiti

Les Cayes Bishop Chibley Langlois (center) with physicians (from left) Craig E. Blum, Robert J. Smolinski, Jack Huebschmann, and Mark J. Anders. By SUZANNE KASHUBA “Students involved in Hope for Tomorrow missions have the opportunity to be part of a medical team and scrub into surgery.” Robert J. Smolinski, clinical associate professor Department of...
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New hospital in Haiti proves that aid done right can change lives

July 25, 2013
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New hospital in Haiti proves that aid done right can change lives

Previous Next Mirebalais, Haiti The gleaming white hospital appears out of nowhere in the bustle of this impoverished city in the Central Plateau of Haiti. It seems even more out of place when you consider what’s inside: 300 beds — more than All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. Six operating rooms. A neonatal intensive...
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Haiti’s Lamothe Meets With New Head of UN Peacekeeping Force

July 25, 2013
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Haiti’s Lamothe Meets With New Head of UN Peacekeeping Force

Above: Sandra Honore and Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Tuesday with Sandra Honore, the new head of the United Nations’ peacekeeping force in the country. It was the first meeting between Lamothe and Honore, a native of Trinidad who took over as the new special representative...
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Haiti Tourism Ministry, Royal Caribbean Hold Working Meeting

July 25, 2013
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Haiti Tourism Ministry, Royal Caribbean Hold Working Meeting

Above: Labadee By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Tourism Ministry held a working meeting Tuesday with officials from Royal Caribbean about the operation of the latter’s resort in the town of Labadee. The talks focused on access to the site, increased integration of the villagers of Labadee in tourist activities and the general development...
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World Bank Group : A New World Bank Special Envoy in Haiti to Focus on Inclusive Growth

July 25, 2013
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World Bank Group : A New World Bank Special Envoy in Haiti to Focus on Inclusive Growth

Port-au-Prince, July 25, 2013 – Mary A. Barton-Dock, who started her career 25 years ago in Bolivia, became the second World bank Special Envoy to Haiti on July 1st, 2013. She replaces Mr. Alexandre Abrantes who assumed this position over the last three years.  Ms. Barton-Dock spent her first week in Haiti in the...
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Tropical Storm DORIAN

July 25, 2013
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Tropical Storm DORIAN

Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Forecast Cone for Storm Center Click image to zoom in – Download GIS data Other images: 5-Day track on – 3-Day track on – 3-Day track off – Interactive Click Here for a Printer Friendly Graphic Note: If a storm is expected to dissipate within 5 days, its track will...
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