Entries by Jean Panel Fanfan

Strengthening access to child health care through immunization

Vaccination remains vital for the health of infants, young children and mothers. UNICEF, with support from donors, in support of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP), supports immunization activities across the country. Thanks to a donation from Japan, UNICEF is strengthening routine immunization activities in public hospitals and health centers to keep children […]

Bringing ACAT into isolated localities

  With funding from the Japanese people, UNICEF is conducting open defecation fight’ activities in various hard to reach communities. In the locality of Lauranette, commune of Cerca-la-Source, in the Centre’ department, the population has practically eliminated open defecation. This represents a considerable progress, as in the past, cholera was wreaking havoc in the area. […]

The EMMUS VI Survey formally launched by the government

The new figures from the Mortality, Morbidity and Utilization Survey (EMMUS VI) will allow the government to better define their actions. Public policies will be based on the data from the survey. They will also serve local and international partners in their daily interventions. Port-au-Prince, August 21, 2018- EMMUS VI was launched in the presence […]

SIMEX to prepare for the emergency

The Directorate of Civil Protection (CPD) of the Ministry of the Interior and local authorities, together with various government authorities and with the collaboration of partner organizations, carried out on August 2 and 3, a national hydro meteorological simulation exercise (SIMEX) to assess the level of preparedness of civil protection structures and their ability to […]