The Psychological Impact of Post Hurricane Maria

Following a disaster, unlike the physical damage which is all too obvious, the psychological toll will have a more lasting effect on the individual; the mental health issues that transpires can become overwhelming if not addressed. Such as was recently experienced by many, throughout the Caribbean Islands from a strength (category 5) hurricane and its […]

Haiti PAHO

As Haiti struggles to stamp out cholera, UN urges further international support to combat disease

Noting the challenges that continue to hamper sustained progress in combating cholera in Haiti, the United Nations General Assembly underscored the need to strengthen national health, sanitation and water systems on the island to promote the well-being of the population as well as contributing to Haiti’s sustainable development efforts. In a resolution adopted today, the […]