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Hurricane Matthew Update: HAS has been operating continuously following the devastating impact ...

Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, is the strongest storm in the Carribean in nearly a decade. While the hospital ...

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The "Rice Basket" of Haiti

One of the most important sectors of the Haitian economy is agriculture. According to the World Bank, economic growth in ...

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Rumrunners: Or, What Does a Rum Punch Party in Pittsburgh Have to Do with a Hospital in Haiti?

“In school they call it the age of exploration, the search for territories and islands that would send Europeans all ...

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HAS is an Economic Engine in the Artibonite Valley.

HAS employs approximately 500 people, 98% of whom are Haitian and from the hospital’s service area. HAS is also an ...

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Haiti’s Double Burden of Disease

When thinking of healthcare in Haiti, what comes to mind? Many think of malnutrition and infectious diseases like cholera. While ...

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Growing Epidemic of Road Trauma in Haiti

According to the World Health Organization, over 1.2 million people die each year due to road traffic accidents—over 90 percent ...

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Cholera 2014: Pre-season Preparations

The rainy season has begun in Haiti. It’s been raining for several weeks now, and with the rainy season comes the risk of spreading waterborne illness, including cholera.

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Cholera is Still a Threat: 2013 Cholera Season Update (as of October 15)

This October marked three years since the first case of cholera in over a century appeared in Haiti. HAS saw some of the first patients and has treated cholera and led prevention efforts since then. HAS can stabilize cholera patients at the hospital’s cholera ward and also in three of its community health centers.

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Maternal Health: Celebrating Successes, Setting Goals for the Future

This week, CNN published a timely and informative article in light of the recent new addition to the British Royal Family. Like CNN and the rest of the world, we congratulate the people of Britain as they welcome their new baby prince into the world!

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TB: Haiti's Biggest Health Crisis

What began as coughing, headache and body pain was really the start of a three-year journey including a two-month hospitalization in the isolation unit.

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