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Haitians delivering healthcare to Haitians

Dr Marhône in the courtyard of her clinic.
WHO/PAHO/Nyka Alexander

Dr Jocelyne Marhône Pierre, head of the national food and nutrition programme at the Ministry of Public Health, lost her house in the earthquake. She took refuge in the yard of a collapsed church, and started helping people. With only the materials at hand (toilet paper and tissues for bandages, water and soap for cleaning) she and Dr Childerick Dorvilus (seated behind her) began caring for the injured in their make-shift clinic.

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