Moving from cholera control to cholera elimination through essential investments in water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure

In a press briefing, the governments of Haiti and the Dominican Republic, together with the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UNICEF, and other key partners, launched a Call to Action for a Cholera-Free Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic).

 

Video messages from the presidents of Dominican Republic and Haiti

Dr. Leonel Fernández Reyna, President of Dominican Republic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2FtRafumxA HAI

SEM Michel Joseph Martelly, President of the Republic of Haiti: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBSAaQztlB8  

Presentations:

Dr. Mirta Roses: pdf Cholera in Latin America Lessons from history

Dr. Kevin De Cock: pdf Elimination of Cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Sanjay Wijesekera: Complimentary actions needed beyond infrastructure in the water and sanitation sector Call (UNICEF)

Speeches:

In French: SEM Michel Joseph Martelly, President of the Republic of Haiti. 11 janvier 2012
In English: Speech His Excellency Michel Joseph Martelly President of the Republic of Haiti, 11 January 2012
In Spanish: Discurso Excelentísimo Señor Michel Joseph Martelly Presidente de la República de Haití, 11 de enero 2012

In French: Message du Président constitutionnel de la République dominicaine Docteur Leonel Fernández, 11 janvier 2012
In English: Message from the Constitutional President of the Dominican Republic Dr. Leonel Fernández, 11 January 2012
In Spanish: Mensaje del Señor Presidente Constitucional de la República Dominicana Doctor Leonel Fernández 11 de enero de 2012

Position paper

pdf Call to Action: A Cholera‐Free Hispaniola

pdf Appel à l'action : une île d'Hispaniola sans choléra

pdf Llamado a la acción: La Hispaniola sin cólera