Health and Medicine

Haiti - Doctors at Hospital General Leave a Journalist to Die because they're on Stike

The Haitian media is pissed off after one of their own was left to die on the floor at Hospital General... Doctors were on strike and they wouldn't touch him...

Haiti - Health : 1 Soda Per Day Increases Your Risk of Diabetes even if you are skinny

Many Haitians drink soda like water almost everyday, in Haiti and in the Diaspora, but did you know??? Drinking soda everyday increases your risk of type 2 diabetes even you are a skiny and normal-weight person...

Haiti Health - Did you know Eating Mango Everyday is Good for you?

It's Mango season in Haiti and I eat mango every single day... Why? Mango is good for you... Mango helps fight cancer, it regulates diabetes, helps you with digestion and weight loss, it cleanses your skin... My family, friends and neighbors in Haiti, I don't think they know about this, they just eat mango because it's cheap and plentiful this time of year... LOL...

Haiti Health - My simple medical problem got complicated due to lack of medicine

Recently, I had a simple health problem in my hometown in Haiti that only required an over-the-counter medicine to take care of it. Unfortunately for me, my private stock ran out... I went to every darn pharmacy in town and none of them carried that type of medicine. So my condition got worse... I had to leave the country to get help...

Haiti Ebola Scare - There is no Ebola in Haiti but Rumors of a FIRST case are Spreading

In Haiti rumors are spreading fast tat there is a FIRST case of EBOLA in the country... Despite the fact that the Ministry of Public Health denied these rumors, it continues to spread in the streets and also in the Haitian social networks, creating panic among the population...

Haiti Sante - Chikungunya anvayi prison Ti-Goave la, anpil prizonye malad!

Mezanmi... se pa de nan prizonye ki nan prizon Ti-Goave la gen Chikungunya... Marengwen rantre nan prizon an, se sa yo bliye yo pa fè. Komisè Leogane lan, Jean-Alex Pierre-Louis, fè konnen ke 23 pousan prizonye ki andedan prizon ti-Goave la ap soufri ak maladi Chikungunya....

Haiti Govt and Harvard Medical School working on a Network of Community Pharmacies across the Country

The Haitian Government and Havard Medical School have signed a agreement to work on a concept to setup a national network of community pharmacies, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said Thursday in a meeting with the Haitian Diaspora in Boston. Partners in Health posted on their blog that the Haitian government has been working to introduce or improve community pharmacies in the remote parts of Haiti...

Haiti Health - Cholera on the rise in the Artibonite Region

According to Haiti news reports, CHOLERA is on the rise in the Haiti Artibonite region. due to increased rainfalls, more and more cased of Cholera have been reported cities and towns like Gros Morne, Ennery, and Gonaives in Artibonite Haiti.

Haiti - Health : Which Vitamin Supplements do you Take and Why?

Many of us in the Haitian community eat rice and beans almost everyday, we use lots of salt, oil, seasoning, Maggi and pat tomat in our food, to give it good taste and yet we have no clue how much vitamins and nutrients we are consuming in that food we eat... So let me ask you this: Are you taking vitamin supplements with your food and why?

How do I know I have Dengue or Chikungunya?

For the past two days I have been feeling the worse joint pain ever... I mean everything hurts... last night a friend warned me it could be Chikungunya... He describes the symptoms to me, I had the headaches, fever, pain in my bones, I am going to the doctor in the morning...