Magen David Adom experts have begun to train locals in
Haiti to vaccinate refugees against infectious diseases that have broken out due
to poor sanitation about last month’s horrific earthquake and the large numbers
of unburied dead, MDA said on Sunday.
About 140,000 refugees will be vaccinated against
diphtheria, tetanus and measles under an emergency program initiated by the
Haitian health ministry, UNICEF and the Pan-American Health Organization.
participating in the effort as part of the International Federation of the Red
Cross, and its experts will remain in Haiti for two more weeks