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Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti

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2840 Liberty Avenue, Suite 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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412-361-5200

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From Outbreak to Epidemic

Now, in the middle of week four of the cholera outbreak, we have been taken aback by the large number of new patients in the HAS cholera hospital, with more than 80 patients yesterday in both of

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Cholera Pace Remains Unchanged

At our 4am census this morning, we saw 20 adults and 18 children with cholera - a constant level for the past 4 days.

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Cholera Patients Continue to Arrive at HAS

Today is a holiday – All Saints’ Day, as is tomorrow, the Day of the Dead.

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Cholera Census

As we monitor the daily census at 5am each day, we are observing several trends; the number of adult cases has declined dramatically from the numbers on Sunday, but have essentially remained stable

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Cholera Containment and Prevention Message Getting Out

For the past several days, new cases of cholera come in, and an equal numb

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New Patients Continue to Arrive

HAS continues to receive new patients with cholera- at the same time, we are able to discharge approximately the same number, so our census of cholera patients remains fairly stable for the momen

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Week One of the Cholera Epidemic

This is the one-week anniversary for the cholera epidemic at HAS; it was last week on Saturday that we first saw the few cases of severe diarrhea, and without recognizing it for the relatively ob

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Cholera has been Confirmed in the Artibonite

Last evening, the CDC confirmed that the cases of diarrheal illness that HAS and other hospitals in the Artibonite region have been receiving have been identified as Cholera.  HAS has institut

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Disease Outbreak in Haiti's Artibonite Region

During the day yesterday, reports came in to us at HAS that there was a suspected outbreak of severe diarrhea and vomiting, with most of the cases in the Artibonite region.  By th

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Seasonal Malnutrition in Rural Haiti

The Nutrition Rehabilitation Unit at the hospital has the most severely malnourished children in the region; most of them have been sent to the hospital from the mountain dispensaries in Tienne a

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