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Entries by Beverly Bell from 04/2010

Healing Body and Heart, Cuban Style: Alternative Health Care in Haiti (Part I)

| Posted 04.01.2010 | World

By Beverly Bell and Tory Field The governments of Cuba, Brazil, and Haiti signed a trilateral accord on March 27 to rebuild the public health system ...

Social Fault Lines: The Disaster of Poverty in Haiti (Part I)

| Posted 04.05.2010 | World

Laura Wagner, a U.S. anthropologist who survived - barely - Haiti's earthquake in January, writes, "Social scientists who study catastrophes say there...

The Business of Disaster: Where's the Haiti-Bound Money Going?

| Posted 04.08.2010 | World

U.S. government contracts, paid for by citizen's tax dollars, are being given out to private U.S. corporations for post-earthquake work.

Social and Psychological Well Being: Alternative Health and Healing in Haiti (Part II)

| Posted 04.12.2010 | World

Lenz Jean-Francois is a social psychologist. He is also a professor and provisional head of the psychology department of the School of Social Sciences...

The Shock Doctrine in Haiti: An Interview with Patrick Elie

| Posted 04.16.2010 | World

Patrick Elie has long been a democracy activist. Moreover, during President Aristide's administration-in-exile during the 91-94 coup d'etat, Patrick ...

Addressing the Social Causes of Poor Health: Alternative Health Care and Healing in Haiti (Part III)

| Posted 04.19.2010 | World

For most Haitians, when health care is available at all, it all too often treats the immediate problem only. Given the conditions under which the vast...

Broadcasting Women's Voices in Haiti's Reconstruction: Women's Community Radio

| Posted 04.22.2010 | World

Haitian women have been increasingly vocal and active in social, political, and economic issues since the fall of the Duvalier dictatorship in 1986. T...

From Charity to Solidarity in Haiti: Lessons for the Policy Makers (Part III)

| Posted 04.27.2010 | World

Humanitarian aid initiatives organized by Haitian communities offer respectful, democratic contrasts to the multi-billion dollar aid effort of the int...