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

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

AED-SATELLIFE Center for Health Information and Technology
30 California Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
Tel: +617-926-9400    Fax: +617-926-1212
Email: lmccullough@aed.org
Web: http://www.healthnet.org

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