Japan increases support for post-quake Haitian healthcare
The Government of Japan is stepping up its efforts to improve health care for millions of Haitians affected by January's devastating earthquake. Japan has given an additional US$3.5 million to support the Pan-American Health Organization/World Health Organization's (PAHO/WHO) emergency response and recovery efforts, taking the overall amount of Japanese financial support to WHO to US$4.5 million.
WHO, partners launch US$4.2 million health response for Haiti
12 September 2008 | GENEVA/PORT AU PRINCE -- WHO and its partners urgently need US$ 4.2 million to provide health care for many of the 800 000 people - including children and pregnant women - affected by successive tropical storms in Haiti.
18 August 2005 | Washington D.C. (PAHO)—A stronger effort will be needed for Guyana and Haiti to reach the public health objectives of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, a set of principles for international health cooperation, according to two officials of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
28 May 2004 | Washington D.C. (PAHO)—The Pan American Health Organization launched an emergency health appeal seeking $300 000 to support immediate health sector needs after the catastrophic floods that hit the Dominican Republic and Haiti, causing nearly 2 000 deaths and leaving more than 12 000 persons homeless.