Cholera vaccination in the city of Les Cayes, Sud Department, Haiti
Amalia Jean Simon, 10 years old, was one of the first to approach the cholera vaccination post in the city of Les Cayes to get the oral cholera vaccine.
People of all ages received notifications that the vaccine campaign was underway in Haiti. The strategy defined by the Ministry of Health, with support from PAHO/WHO, is to vaccinate people at fixed immunization centers, mobile centers, and in some cases by going door to door.
Amalia Jean Simon, one of the 800,000 persons in 16 communes of the Sud and Grand 'Anse Departments in Haiti vaccinated against cholera.