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Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic – An Interview With David Nabarro

The Verge interviews David Nabarro, the British doctor responsible for mobilizing the UN’s 2014 response against the ebola epidemic, who has been chosen by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to coordinate action regarding the cholera epidemic currently taking place in Haiti.  He discusses the short-term, immediate action that must be taken, especially in light of Hurricane Matthew, and the longer-term trust rebuilding and assistance the UN must provide to Haiti. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full article. How a cash-strapped UN is struggling to solve the cholera epidemic in Haiti Alessandra Potenza, The Verge October 31, 2016 Haiti has been grappling with a devastating cholera epidemic for six years. The outbreak began in 2010, nine months after the small Caribbean island of 10 million was hit by an earthquake that leveled much of the capital, Port-au-Prince, and […]

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