Over 18 Healthcare Facilities Non-Operational in Port-au-Prince Metro Zone

Since the beginning of the year, the operation of healthcare centers in Haiti has been erratic, alternating between temporary closures and conditional openings. Between February 29th and March 21st, 2024, at least 18 healthcare institutions are classified as "non-functional" by the Ministry of Public Health and Population.

Claudy Junior Pierre
Par Claudy Junior Pierre
21 Mar 2024 | Lecture : 2 min.

February 29th, 2024 marked a decisive turning point in the functioning of the healthcare system in Haiti and will certainly have long-term consequences.

The escalation of violence in downtown Port-au-Prince has led to the closure of numerous hospitals, including Saint-François de Sales Hospital and the State University Hospital of Haiti, the latter being the largest university hospital center in the country with its 14 services. Every day, there is a new announcement from a public or private healthcare center informing about


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