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Regional Coalition for Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola

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  1. On Sixth Anniversary of Quake, Ban Calls on World to “Stand With Haitians”

    12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to “st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2016 - 10:01

  2. Haiti Cholera Elimination Committee Notes Fewer Deaths in 2015

    15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Although there was an increase in cholera cases in Haiti this year compared to the previous year, the number of fatalities from the water-borne disease was down, participants heard at the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:17

  3. Haiti Issues Red Alert Due to Cholera Surge

    19 Oct 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Haitian officials issued a red alert last week due to a surge in cholera cases in the country. The Ministry of Health said that as of September 30th, there had been 22,511 new infections ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2015 - 10:00

  4. One-Quarter of Haitian Children Have Intestinal Parasites

    1 Sep 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti About a quarter of Haitian children aged 6 to 15 suffer from some type of intestinal parasite, according to a survey released this week by the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Populat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2015 - 10:03

  5. Cholera Won’t Be Eradicated From Haiti Until Water, Sanitation Issues Are Addressed: UN Official

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The cholera outbreak in Haiti is currently under control, but the disease will not be eradicated from the country until the government and international donors give a higher priority to im ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2015 - 10:28

  6. American Red Cross Under Scutiny Over Fate of $500 Million in Donations for Haiti

    4 Jun 2015- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The American Red Cross raised almost $500 million USD to help rebuild Haiti in the wake of the devastating January 2010 earthquake, yet little of that money has actually gone towar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 11:54

  7. World Bank Provides $50 Million to Fight Cholera in Haiti

    29 May 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank on May 27th approved $50 million USD, in the form of an International Development Association (IDA) grant, to improve access to clean water and sanitation for some ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2015 - 10:16

  8. Haitian Cholera Cases Three Times Higher in 2015

    22 Apr 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti Haiti has recorded three times as many cholera cases in the first quarter of 2015-- 11,414, with 105 deaths-- than it did in the same period in 2014, according to new statistics from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2015 - 10:04

  9. Coalition Calls for More International Support to End Cholera on Hispaniola

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Regional Coalition for Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola has called on the international community to step up efforts to end the epidemic in Haiti and th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/20/2015 - 09:16