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Rights Groups Urge Security Council to Address UN Cholera on Haiti Trip
Health & Science

Rights Groups Urge Security Council to Address UN Cholera on Haiti Trip

As the United Nations Security Council prepares to travel to Haiti this week, human rights groups in Haiti and the United States are urging the delegation to address the worsening cholera crisis that has plagued Haiti since UN peacekeepers introduced the disease in 2010. Since then, cholera has sickened over 720,000 and killed 8,700 people in Haiti alone— more than the total number of people killed by Ebola worldwide over that span.

Haiti AIDS Progress Highlighted With Opening Of New TB Treatment Center
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Haiti AIDS Progress Highlighted With Opening Of New TB Treatment Center

By Vania Andre

For 33 years, Dr. Jean William Pape has quietly led some of the most comprehensive AIDS research in the world. Unlike researchers affiliated with mainstream global health agencies like the World Health Organization (WHO), Pape’s work, which includes being the first to identify H.I.V / AIDS in the developing world, has remained mainly unrecognized by the general public.

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