Saturday, December 4, 2010


"According to the MSPP director for the southern department, Dr. Louissaint: since Nov 23, 271 known cases in department, 8 or 10 deaths. Les Anglais(2), Port au Piment (8), and Aquin have all have had cases. Currently (Dec 2) 36 patients in Les Cayes CTU at HIC(general hospital). CTU is run by International Medical Corps (IMC) in association with MSPP. According to IMC and MSF visiting team, not possible to continue more than one week at this cramped location, several other sites being considered. Strong community opposition to proposed site for waste disposal and burial. MSPP director seeks group to open CTU or CTC in Port a Piment (La Cote du Sud). CTU operating in Aquin."

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