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Endemic Diseases

Has Haiti's Cholera Epidemic Become a Permanent Problem?

The Conversation US | Posted 04.11.2016 | World
The Conversation US

Ten months a massive earthquake, Haiti was stricken with an outbreak of cholera, a deadly diarrheal disease. Though the number of cholera cases has decreased from a peak of approximately 25,000 cases per month, it is likely that thousands are still falling ill.

Simplicity, Innovation and a Refurbished Blue Box

Paul Scott Matthew | Posted 11.17.2013 | Impact
Paul Scott Matthew

A simple idea and a growing group of partners have resulted in a network of roadside clinics, transformed from blue shipping containers, that's delivering health care to some of Africa's most hard-to-reach people across 13 countries.

Vaccines Important for Children's Health

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rep. Louise Slaughter

Making sure that school age boys and girls are up to date on their vaccinations isn't fun, but it's absolutely necessary for the public health and the health of the child.