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UNICEF/LeMoyne
Case studies

Participation with a Cholera-Exposed Population in Haiti: Finding their Own Solutions

Case study looking at the challenge of cholera in Haiti
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF | UN0211678 | Naftalin
Background Reports

Perceptions of Health Communication, Water Treatment and Sanitation in Artibonite Department, Haiti, March-April 2012

The international response to Haiti’s ongoing cholera outbreak has been multifaceted, including health education efforts by community health workers and the distribution of free water treatment products. Artibonite Department was the first region affected by the outbreak. Numerous organizations have…
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
2015
UNICEF/UN035680/LeMoyne
Evidence Reviews

Culture and Mental Health in Haiti

This paper reviews and summarizes the available literature on Haitian mental health and mental health services. This review was conducted in light of the Haitian earthquake in January 2010. We searched Medline, Google Scholar and other available databases to gather…
WHO
2010
UNICEF/UN038071/LeMoyne
Briefings
Foresight Papers

Hurricane Matthew: Haiti Needs Vaccines to Stop Deadly Cholera Spreading

9,000 people died in Haiti’s last cholera outbreak. We must act fast in disaster-affected hotspots to help prevent history repeating itself.
The Guardian
2016
UNICEF/UNI87970/LeMoyne
Background Reports

Rapid Monitoring in Vaccination Campaigns during Emergencies: The post-Earthquake Campaign in Haiti

The earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 caused 1.5 million people to be displaced to temporary camps. The Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population and global immunization partners developed a plan to deliver vaccines to those residing in…
WHO
2013
UNICEF/UN034849/Abassi, UN-MINUSTAH
Background Reports

Measuring the Way Forward in Haiti: Grounding Disaster Relief in the Legal Framework of Human Rights

This article provides results from an online survey of humanitarian workers and volunteers that was conducted in May and June 2010. The purpose of the survey was to understand how the humanitarian aid system adopts or incorporates human rights into…
Health and Human Rights Journal
2013
UNICEF/UN035982/LeMoyne
Background Reports

Prioritizing Health: A Human Rights Analysis of Disaster, Vulnerability, and Urbanization in New Orleans and Port-au-Prince

Climate change prompts increased urbanization and vulnerability to natural hazards. Urbanization processes are relevant to a right to health analysis of natural hazards because they can exacerbate pre-disaster inequalities that create vulnerability. The 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince and the 2005…
Health and Human Rights Journal
2014
UNICEF/UNI186557/Nijimbere
Evidence Reviews

Call Detail Records: The Use of Mobile Phone Data to Track and Predict Population Displacement in Disasters

Information about the displacement of people after disasters is crucial in determining the scale and impact of the emergency, and is vital for conducting humanitarian needs assessment on the ground. Methods to forecast or detect such migration are however very…
ACAPS
2013
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