Tweet On the morning of Dec. 11, 2007, Anthony Adero decided to leave his hometown forever and head to the capital, because he wanted to kiss a man for the first time in his life. He packed the few essentials needed for his five-hour trip, little things that carry weight, like family photographs and a [...]
Tweet It is impossible to talk about health care in Haiti without mentioning the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic which so far has affected 630,000 people and taken the lives of 7,500. It would be easy to believe that cholera was a direct result of the devastation of the earthquake and the heavy [...]
Last week I visited two clinics in Cite Soleil. The first was a pediatric clinic which is part of a complex run by the Catholic church for the past 37 years. In addition to the clinic which sees pre-natal mothers and children up to 5, there is a free primary school and a women’s training and work center. Despite the media’s representation of Cite Soleil as a dangerous space, I have always found it calm and friendly and have yet to meet anyone who says otherwise.