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Haiti: Healthcare Navigates New Heights of Conflict in Port-au-Prince

The violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has seen a new and dramatic increase since 28 February 2024, with armed groups attacking new parts of the city. This surge in conflict, occurring frequently in residential zones, has deeply affected the community and...

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Haiti: How violence is affecting health and health care workers

Dr Priscille Cupidon, medical activity manager of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urban violence project in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, explains how the chronic extreme violence gripping the city has impacted medical care and healthcare workers like her. I...

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Haiti: New survey reveals extreme levels of violence in Port-au-Prince

A survey conducted by MSF’s Epicentre shows an abnormally high mortality rate, with more than 40 percent of all deaths caused by violence.PORT-AU-PRINCE/PARIS – The first survey in more than a decade to examine the impact of violence on mortality in Haiti reveals...

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MSF scales up its medical response in Port-au-Prince during chaos in the Haitian capital

Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is scaling up its medical activities in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to care for the mounting number of people injured in the chaos that has engulfed the Haitian capital since the February 28 announcement that...

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Haiti: Medical care severely affected by clashes in Cite Soleil

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, November 17, 2023—The neighborhoods of Cité Soleil, a commune in the Haitian capital, are once again caught up in a resurgence of violence between rival armed groups. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated about 50 people wounded in...

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Haiti: MSF forced to suspend activities after armed men kill patient

Port-au-Prince, 27 January 2023: On Thursday 26 January, armed men entered the Médecins Sans Frontières-supported Raoul Pierre Louis public hospital in Carrefour, a district located to the west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The men dragged a patient out of the emergency...

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Haiti is on the verge of a health disaster

Port-au-Prince, 20 October 2022 - People in Haiti are today living in dire conditions and are confronted daily with an appalling health and humanitarian situation, which continues to deteriorate, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today. Faced with an explosion of...

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“Returning to Haiti means death”

Haitian migrants risking their lives to flee conflict face still more dangers on the journey through Latin America Haitians seeking asylum in the United States continue to be at risk of being expelled and sent back to a country in...

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Haiti: Dozens of people hit by stray bullets as fierce violence flares up again in Port-au-Prince

Since last weekend, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders is seeing a significant increase in the number patients wounded by stray bullets in its medical facilities in the capital. Since the start of violent clashes between armed groups in the peripheral...

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Haiti: A wave of violence in Port-au-Prince

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 11, 2022—Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is alarmed by the latest wave of violence in Port-au-Prince as its staff have received more than 96 people with gunshot wounds in its medical facilities since April 24.From April 24 to...

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Haiti: People’s healthcare in danger amidst worsening anger and despair

Far from the cameras, Haiti is faced with a major crisis as political and socioeconomic factors bring on a massive upsurge in violence. For months now, Haitians have seen a steady decline in their purchasing power as the national currency...

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