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The State University of Haiti Hospital (HUEH) is patiently paralyzed due to a work stoppage by resident doctors who demand personal protective equipment to protect themselves from the Covid-19 cornavirus. At least 3 doctors https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30832-haiti-news-zapping.html have already tested positive for Covid-19
Pétion-ville deploys awareness workers
After a week of training on hygiene measures and barrier measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, awareness officers from the town hall of Pétion-ville are deployed on the ground. They roam the neighborhoods, go door to door to encourage residents to be cautious of one of the most affected communes (238 cases https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-30896-haiti-covid-19-daily-report-may-29-2020.html ) These activities (including the distribution of masks) are part of the awareness and sanitation campaign, implemented by the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) and and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Organization of American States (OAS).
Risk of uncontrolled population growth
Dr. Gianni Decastro, Executive Director of the Association "Promotion de la Famille" (PROFAMIL), draws to the attention of the Haitian authorities to the indirect demographic consequences that the coronavirus pandemic can have in the country "the current context in which people are confined is likely to cause a wave of unwanted pregnancies" inviting the Government to intensify its family planning policy.
Spain supports the emergency plan of DINEPA
The Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) has made available to the emergency plan the National Directorate of Drinking Water and Sanitation of Haiti (Dinepa), $500,000 to respond to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on drinking water and sanitation during the next 3 months.
Education : Covid-19 Response Plan
As part of the response plan to Covid-19 from the Ministry of National Education and major education issues, Dikel Delvariste the Director General of the National Institute of Professional Training (INFP) accompanied by Maguy Durcé, Secretary of State at the training and its adviser participated in a virtual meeting with the actors of the educational community on request of the Minister of National Education Pierre Josué Agenor Cadet.