Health and Medicine

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...

Haiti - Sante : Twop sik diminye kapasite pou yon moun aprann

Mezanmi... Pou janm mwen renmen sik, mwen fèk dekouvri ke twòp sik kapab detwi sèvo w epi tiye entèlijens ou... Pou jan Haitien renmen bwè bagay sikre, ou kwè yo tout konnen saa? Gen yon moun ki pwal ri m wi lè li li atik saa... Li sa a...

Haiti - Health : Mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus in Haiti

There have been news reports of the presence of the chikungunya virus in Haiti... This is a virus that is transmitted to humans by virus-carrying mosquitoes. Once infected you will have a bad fever and severe joint pain...

In Haiti, BAYE (Yawning) means you are hungry... True or False?

True or False? - BAYE (Yawning) in Haiti means you are hungry (GRANGOU) -- Am I the only Haitian who think that? or is there anyone out there who heard this before?

Haiti Cholera - Why wont the United Nations (UN) take responsibility?

Everyone is pointing fingers at the United Nations for introducing cholera to Haiti but the United nations is playing politics, they say the evidence is inconclusive, they say they have immunity.

Haiti bans the import of meat and eggs from the Dominican Republic

The Haitian government has banned the importation of meat and animals products from the Dominican Republic until further notice due to the resurgence of avian flu over there.

AH1N1 Flu Alert - 5 dead in Dominican Republic, No Cases Detected in Haiti.

Earlier this week, Dominican health officials confirmed that 5 people have died in the Dominican Republic from the Influenza A virus subtype H1N1. Haiti is on alert, no cases of influenza have been detected in Haiti according to Dr. Guirlaine Raymond Charite, director of the Haiti Department of Public Health and Population (MSPP).

Cholera, the Disaster brought to Haiti by UN People

Most people... don't even know that United Nations troops brought cholera to Haiti in October of 2010...