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29 Aug 2015 description
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By Cornelia Walther

Five years on, Haiti’s cholera epidemic remains an emergency, but as one village demonstrates, simple, cost-effective solutions are within reach.

ARTIBONITE, Haiti, 27 August 2015 – “In the past, many people here got very sick. My friend got cholera – she almost died,” says Maria, 12 years old. She lives in the commune of St. Michel d’Attalye, in Haiti’s Artibonite department.

26 Aug 2015 description
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By Cornelia Walther

After recently spending 24 hours in Gonaives, Artibonite department, the link between water and health is once again engraved in my mind. The day – spent on the ground with UNICEF partner Action Against Hunger (ACF) in and around the commune of St Michel d’Attalye – illustrated the direct connection between safe water and cholera, between life and death like no infographic or report could.

02 May 2015 description
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BY CORNELIA WALTHER ON 01 MAY 2015

I recently traveled to Cap Haitian and during the visit I met Patricia Wolff, Director of Meds & Foods for Kids (MFK), a company based in Haiti which produces therapeutic foods for malnourished children, including Plumpy’nut.

Plumpy’nut is a high-calorie peanut-based paste for therapeutic feeding. It was revolutionary, when it entered humanitarian practice more than a decade ago, and continues to be used widely today. The paste has a quick impact on the nutritional status of children, and a long shelf-life.

29 Jan 2015 description
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UNICEF is requesting US$22 million to meet the humanitarian needs of children and women in Haiti in 2015.

04 Jan 2015 description
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In Beudoret, a small isolated locality in Haiti’s North department nestled in the heart of the mountains, teacher Joel Matthieu talks about the power of education and the importance of a healthy learning environment. Download this video

By Jean Panel Fanfan

12 Nov 2014 description

Port-au-Prince, le 11 novembre 2014 L’UNICEF et l’Union européenne lancent conjointement un manuel pour ‘’Intégrer les droits de l'enfant dans la coopération pour le développement’’ en Haïti. Cette initiative s'inscrit dans le cadre de la célébration du 25ème anniversaire de la Convention relative aux droits de l’enfant (CDE) célébrée le 20 novembre 2014.

16 Jul 2014 description
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Overcoming cholera through a strong partnership between Haitian communities, the government and their partners

PORT-AU-PRINCE, July 16, 2014 – UNICEF and the Haitian government have intensified the fight against cholera, with the launch this week of the National Sanitation Campaign, aiming to eliminate open defecation in the country.

The National Sanitation Campaign will target 55 communities in the 10 departments, covering 3.8 million people, 2,500 schools and 500 health centres.

20 May 2014 description
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Résumé de la stratégie Nutrition 2014-2016

Budget total: US $ 13, 976,000

Budget financé : US $ 1, 243,065

Résultats nationaux:

 Réduire la malnutrition de la malnutrition chronique de 22% à 18%, l’insuffisance pondérale de 11.3% à 9 %.

 Maintenir la malnutrition aigüe en dessous du seuil de 5%

Résultats intermédiaires :

19 Mar 2014 description
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By Michelle Marrion

As Haiti struggles to overcome the largest cholera outbreak of the century, water and sanitation agents are working in their own communities to promote best practices and provide vital support to combat spread of the disease.

19 Mar 2014 description
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Par Jean Panel Fanfan

Haïti ne recule pas devant le défi d’atteindre les zones les plus difficiles d’accès avec le vaccin contre le tétanos. Près de 1,3 million de femmes doivent être vaccinées pour que le pays réalise son objectif de mettre fin au tétanos maternel et néonatal une bonne fois pour toutes.

08 Mar 2014 description
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By Jean Panel Fanfan

Haiti is not shying away from the challenge of penetrating its hardest-to-reach areas with the tetanus vaccine. After all, there are almost 1.3 million women who need vaccinating, if the country is to achieve its objective of ending maternal and neonatal tetanus, for once and for all.

14 Jan 2014 description
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*Au cours de l’année dernière, le département du Sud, en Haïti, a connu une réduction spectaculaire du nombre de cas de choléra. À quoi et à qui ce succès peut-il être attribué ? *

Par Jean Panel Fanfan

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haïti, 27 décembre 2013 – Le centre de traitement du choléra de Camp Perrin dispose d’un jeune patient qui est suspecté d’avoir le choléra. Exile Sylveus Junior et son équipe se précipitent sur place, aux Cayes, au sud de Port-au-Prince.

28 Dec 2013 description
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In the past year, the Southern Department of Haiti has seen a dramatic reduction in the number of cholera cases. To what and to whom can this success be attributed?

By Jean Panel Fanfan

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, 27 December 2013 – The cholera treatment centre of Camp Perrin has a young patient with a suspected case of cholera. Exile Sylveus Junior and his team race to the scene in in Les Cayes, south of Port-au-Prince.

08 Oct 2013 description
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A UNICEF programme that features portable playgrounds hopes to heal emotional wounds from natural and conflict disasters.

By Michelle Marrion

The end of a school year provides an opportunity to carry out evaluation of a pilot playground programme in Haiti that has proven popular among students and teachers, alike.

30 Aug 2013 description
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Equipés de smartphones, 24 adolescents Haïtiens apportent des changements positifs à leur communauté. Regarder dans RealPlayer

Par Rhazi Khone et Chloe Sydney

29 Aug 2013 description
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Armed with smartphones, 24 adolescents in Haiti set out to change their communities

By Rhazi Koné and Chloe Sydney

An innovative mapping project helps young people in Haiti build safer and healthier communities while gaining valuable knowledge and skills.

31 Jul 2013 description
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Par Chloe Sydney

En Haïti, les cliniques offrant des soins obstétricaux et néonatals d'urgence œuvrent pour réduire les taux de mortalité maternelle et néonatale.

29 Jul 2013 description
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UNICEF Producer Michelle Marrion reports on a pilot project to expand emergency obstetric care in Haiti.

By Chloe Sydney

In Haiti, clinics providing emergency obstetric and newborn care are working to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality rates.

19 Jun 2013 description
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Le reportage du correspondant de l’UNICEF, Thomas Nybo , sur la façon dont la responsable d’un dispensaire pour adolescents de Port-au-Prince, le Dr Rachel Bertrand, s’est donné pour mission d’améliorer la prise en charge des enfant et des jeunes adultes séropositifs en Haïti.

Par Thomas Nybo