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[afro-nets] Haiti: Creole health information from Hesperian


  • From: "Leela McCullough" <leela@healthnet.org>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 09:04:50 -0500

Dear colleagues,

We are forwarding this message at the request of the Hesperian Foundation in response to the earthquake disaster in Haiti:

Free health materials in Haitian Creole - please forward!

**In the face of the <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115668/35444/goto:http:/www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1242885/Haiti-earthquake-Victims-forced-dig-rubble-bare-hands-free-surivors.html>devastating earthquake in Haiti, <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115669/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.org/index.php>Hesperian urges everyone to forward and distribute the following <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115670/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.org/publications_download.php>health materials in Haitian Creole and English to every relief worker, resident, and traveler already in or leaving for Haiti.

*<http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115671/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.org/publications_download.php>HEALTH MATERIALS AVAILABLE IN HAITIAN CREOLE:*

Here is a link to the <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115672/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.info/assets/Where_There_is_no_Doctor_Creole.pdf>pdf of the Haitian Creole edition of <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115672/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.info/assets/Where_There_is_no_Doctor_Creole.pdf>Where There is No Doctor, also available as a printed book through our partners:

<http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115673/35444/goto:http:/www.4wrd.org/>4 The World Resource Distributers
Tel: 417-862-4448
Fax: 417-863-9994
<mailto:orders@4wrd.org>orders@4wrd.org

<http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115674/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.info/assets/hesperian_wwhnd_haitian%20creole_2000.pdf>Pdf of the Haitian Creole edition of <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115674/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.info/assets/hesperian_wwhnd_haitian%20creole_2000.pdf>Where Women Have No Doctor.

<http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115675/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.info/assets/PDF%20Kreyol%20sanitation%20book-1.pdf>Pdf pf the Haitian Creole edition of Sanitation and Cleanliness booklet, produced by our partners at <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115676/35444/goto:http:/www.oursoil.org/>SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods)

Heres a link to our <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115677/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.info/assets/environmental/Cholera_EN.pdf>CHOLERA PREVENTION FACTSHEET, in English
<http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115678/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.org/index.php>Hesperian expresses our deepest sympathies to those who have been directly and indirectly affected by this disaster. Natural disasters are made worse by our very <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115679/35444/goto:http:/www.hesperian.org/about_philosophy.php>human-made systems that impoverish people and deny their right to health. As we encourage you to donate to the relief effort, Hesperian recommends these organizations which have redoubled their work in Haiti to address this most recent catastrophe:

Haiti Action Network's <http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115680/35444/goto:http:/www.haitiaction.net/About/HERF/HERF.html>Haiti Emergency Relief Fund

<http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115681/35444/goto:http:/www.pih.org/home.html>Partners in Health

<http://e2ma.net/go/6579871517/208083434/211115682/35444/goto:http:/org2.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=mNnu8Ax2X425nPu/5x/a3YwyBOd8buAA>Grassroots International, Earthquake Relief Fund for Haiti

Ingrid Hawkinson
Book Publicity and Promotions
Hesperian
<mailto:%20Ingrid@hesperian.org>Ingrid@hesperian.org



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Leela McCullough, Ed.D.
Director of Information Services

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