11-6 | As the cholera epidemic continues in Haiti’s northern and central regions, a primary objective is to ensure treatment for affected communities dispersed throughout these areas. With Hurricane Tomas having moved past Haiti, MSF medical teams will be able to expand their support and activities.As of now, MSF has treated more than 6,400 patients suffering from acute diarrhea, including a large proportion suffering from severe dehydration, symptoms typical of cholera.
11-1 | MSF teams in Port-au-Prince remain prepared; Treatment centers offer the best defenseIn the midst of the current cholera outbreak in Haiti, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical teams continue to treat patients. As of October 31, MSF has treated close to 3,600 people who presented to medical facilities with acute or severe cases of diarrhea, symptoms consistent with possible cholera infection.
10-28 | A demonstration at a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) cholera treatment center in the Haitian town of St. Marc on Tuesday, October 26, has disrupted efforts to prevent the spread of cholera and treat people already suffering from the disease, MSF said today.
10-25 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continued to support the Haitian Ministry of Health in response to the outbreak of cholera in and around the Artibonite area north of Port-au-Prince, widening its work in the most affected areas and preparing for any further spread of the disease. There have been some positive signs of late, but the need to be extremely vigilant remains.
10-23 | St. Marc MSF teams continue to work with the Haitian Ministry of Health at St. Nicholas Hospital. Plans are underway to erect a cholera treatment center in the town, which should be functional within the week. Petite Riviere de l'ArtiboniteMSF is setting up a 20-bed cholera treatment center in the town. Medical teams today saw 89 cases of watery diarrhea.Port-au-Prince