Haiti - Health : Important role of Brazil in the restructuring of the Haitian health system
Among the activities coordinated by Brazil, we can mention the construction of 4 health units: three Community Hospitals of Reference (HCR) and the National Institute of Rehabilitation (INR). In addition, the Brazilian Cooperation, plans the training of doctors, community workers and health technicians in Haiti. Brazil is also funding the repair of two public health laboratories for disease surveillance, partially destroyed by the earthquake of January 2010 [Cap Haitien et Les Cayes].
As part of the effort of the Brazilian government to ensure adequate care management and epidemiological surveillance in Haiti will take place in the first half of 2012, a massive vaccination campaign against polio, measles and rubella .
Recall that last year, the Brazilian government had donated 30 ambulances and over 300 tons of drugs to treat cholera, as well as vaccines for several types of diseases. The actions of the Brazilian Ministry of Health are part of a trilateral cooperation involving Brazil, Cuba and Haiti.
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