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How Cost Accounting is Improving Healthcare in Rural Haiti
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How Cost Accounting is Improving Healthcare in Rural Haiti

The cost of healthcare in rural Haiti was found to vary widely, even inside the same health organization. A pioneering cost accounting system co-developed by Robert Kaplan was called in to determine the cause. A few years ago, the Boston-based nonprofit health care organization Partners in Health (PIH) set out to quantify the cost of primary care for its…

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Haiti – Health : Nearly 20 people die every day of HIV/AIDS in Haiti
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Haiti – Health : Nearly 20 people die every day of HIV/AIDS in Haiti

The 6th Mortality, Morbidity and Service Utilization Survey (EMMUS-VI) conducted by the Haitian Institute of Childhood in collaboration with the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Informatics, sponsored by the Ministry of Public Health with the technical assistance from the World Demographic and Health Survey  The 6th Mortality, Morbidity and Service Utilization Survey (EMMUS-VI) conducted by…

Survey finds many children not vaccinated in Haiti
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Survey finds many children not vaccinated in Haiti

A recent survey has found “a worrying drop” in the number of children vaccinated in Haiti. The sixth Mortality, Morbidity, and Utilisation of Services Survey (EMMUS-VI) was conducted by the Haitian Institute of Childhood in collaboration with the Haitian Institute of Statistics and Informatics and sponsored by the Ministry of Public Health with the technical…

Health System in Haiti Takes Key Step by Launching National Tuberculosis Tracker
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Health System in Haiti Takes Key Step by Launching National Tuberculosis Tracker

Haiti’s government this year launched a national electronic platform for reporting and tracking tuberculosis (TB), a key step in its efforts to capture, monitor, and report all patient-level data across the country. Information on cases of TB—a contagious and often deadly disease plaguing the Caribbean nation—is being prepared for aggregation into the System d’Information Sanitaire…

Haiti Vasectomy Campaign Draws Over 300 Percent Anticipated Turnout
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Haiti Vasectomy Campaign Draws Over 300 Percent Anticipated Turnout

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on the United Nations Population Fund. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – “At 55, I already have four children. I realized that I do not have enough resources to take care of more mouths in my family,” explained Lamour Denis, at a reproductive health clinic in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. “So,” he added, resolutely,…

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