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After more than three years of respite, Haiti faces a public health crisis. On October 1, 2022, national authorities reported suspected cholera cases in Port-au-Prince. The next day, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a cholera outbreak in Haiti.
As of January 3, 2023, the number of reported confirmed cases has risen to more than 20,000. 79% of patients required urgent care in hospitals.
Cholera is spread through the intake of water or food with Vibrio cholerae. The lack of access to clean water and sanitation systems makes it hard to contain its spread. This highlights the country’s need for access to clean water.
In this blog, we will explore lessons learned from this outbreak. We will also see how B Corps make sustainable water systems in Haiti.