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An X-ray taken at MSF’s emergency trauma hospital in the Tabarre area of Port-au-Prince. A bullet is lodged in the patient’s spine. Haiti, December 2019. © Nicolas Guyonnet/MSF

    Rising tensions severely strained all aspects of medical care in Haiti throughout 2019, and MSF treated increasing numbers of patients, especially for trauma and violence-related injuries.

    Since mid-2018, Haiti has been in the grips of a major political and economic crisis. In 2019, this led to massive demonstrations that shut down much of the country for months at a time, as streets were barricaded and protesters clashed with the police…

    Read full article in International Activity Report 2019

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