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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.

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People of all ages received notifications that the vaccine campaign was underway in Haiti.

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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.

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The objective of the campaign is to vaccinate about 800,000 persons in 16 communes of the Sud and Grand 'Anse Departments in Haiti.