Haiti - News : Zapping...
The Chancellery informs that it is in talks with friendly countries willing to help us in this time of the Covid-19 pandemic. Taiwan, has already expressed itself by promising to Haiti: 280,000 masks, 7 termographic cameras which should arrive in the country soon. Video conferences are planned between Taiwanese and Haitian doctors to share experiences on the Covid-19. Taiwan is also considering sending Taiwanese doctors to Haiti to support Haitian doctors.
Gonaïves : Release of 8 women victims of gang rape
Tuesday, 8 women victims of the collective rape of November 7, 2019 in the civil prison of Gonaïves during a mutiny were released See also : https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-29349-haiti-flash-all-details-on-the-mutiny-and-rapes-at-the-gonaives-prison.html
Call for a truce
Joasé Nader, the Minister of Public Works, called for a truce with the bandits "This virus spares no one, armed or not. So, my advice more specifically, to those who operate at the southern entrance to Port-au-Prince, is to give access to the State in order to help the underprivileged."
Limit the number of passengers...
"We are working with public transit unions to limit the number of passengers in public transport vehicles and with community radios to reach the maximum number of people in the most remote corners of the country on the danger of Covid-19," Wilner Joseph, Secretary of State for Population, informed on Tuesday.
10 medical regulators being recruited
Ten medical regulators (one for each department) are being recruited. These doctors will be responsible for monitoring Covid-19 patients (appropriate care, notification of possible contamination of staff, etc...), the proper use of stocks of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and training health workers in COVID-19 case management institutions, among other responsibilities.
Anniversary of MUPANAH
April 7 is the anniversary of the National Pantheon Museum of Haiti (MUPANAH), the only national museum that still collects the relics of our ancestors. On April 7, 1984, MUPANAH was born and its birth coincides with the arrival in Haiti of the remains of Toussaint Louverture. The Minister of Culture and Communication. Pradel Henriquez paid a short visit to MUPANAH on the occasion.