By Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Partners In Health, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center, and Zanmi Lasante
This report—which combines health and water data gathered on the ground in Haiti, legal analysis, and discussion of the historical context—presents the findings of a joint project. The collaborators used human rights and public health methodologies to assess the right to water in Haiti by surveying community members, testing water sources, and meeting with community leaders and government officials.
The guide includes clinical protocols and guidelines for managing HIV-positive patients, as well as information about how to initiate a comprehensive HIV prevention and treatment program.
This guide is intended to be a resource for physicians and other health care professionals who provide care and treatment to patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in DOTS-Plus projects in resource-poor areas.