GHESKIO Cholera Treatment Center Haiti, Port-au-Prince – MASS

“…But across the ocean, Haiti — a broken country if there ever was one — now has two new clinics, open-air, modest in size and cost, designed to tackle diseases that can be as insidious and deadly as Ebola, but are also more common: cholera and tuberculosis.” – Michael Kimmelman, New York Times

Cholera—a curable, preventable disease that had not existed in Haiti in over a century—emerged following the 2010 earthquake and ran rampant throughout the country. The GHESKIO Cholera Treatment Center this permanent cholera treatment center, and an on-site wastewater treatment facility to thwart recontamination of the water table and consequent spread of the disease.