Entries by Jean Panel Fanfan

Strengthen cooperation in the fight against child domestic work

The main partners involved in the fight against child domestic work, redoubled efforts, alongside the Haitian government, to reduce the incidence of this phenomenon on children for their full development. To make the fight more effective, many initiatives are being taken, including the project to combat child domestic labor. The Joint Steering Committee for this […]

UNICEF: Strengthen Nutrition for the well-being of children

UNICEF is one of the most important partners of the Haitian government in the field of Nutrition. Field interventions are carried out through several non-governmental partners, including the Foundation for the Development and Supervision of the Haitian Family (FONDEFH), which provides technical support to the Ministry of Health in the implementation of nutrition services. Port-au-Prince, […]

ACAT in Nirva a model of continuity

The locality of Nirva (Department of Centre) is one of the first to be declared “End of open defecation” (ODF). Since the committee “Community Approach to Total Sanitation (ACAT) is doing everything possible, between hygiene awareness and home visit, to allow the community to continue on this good start. Cholera has virtually disappeared in this […]

The day of the child celebrated with great fanfare in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, November 21, 2017 – The highest authorities in the country were present  to celebrate the Children’s Day, the anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in Haiti. UNICEF, the Haitian government and local and international organizations have renewed the promise of creating a protective environment for the well-being of Haiti’s children. […]

UNICEF distributes equipment as part of “punch operation”

The punch operation is a new strategy against cholera underway in the departments of the West, Centre. Its main objective is to “achieve a national incidence of “<0.1% by the end of 2017" and specifically to "reduce transmission as low as possible before the high transmission season (September to December) in terms to be closer the objective of elimination ".