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Haitian health care: a follow-up

A nurse weighs an infant
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A nurse weighs an infant in a scale donated by UNICEF. Dr Casimir says it is sometimes hard to get funding to pay staff. “They sometimes work without pay for many months,” says Dr Casimir. This is not unique to his hospital. Even before the earthquake, non-payment of staff was a chronic problem in health centres across the country.

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