January 5, 2010
Haiti, Dominican Rep. combine efforts to eradicate malaria

The only place in the Caribbean where malaria still exists is on the island of Hispaniola, which is shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Producer Gary Strieker reports on the new cooperative effort between the two countries and U.S. President Jimmy Carter to eradicate the disease.

For more Worldfocus coverage of Haiti, visit our extended coverage page: Haiti’s Poor.




Our son won the “Hand of Da Vinci” contest at the High Museum by designing a habitat to breed TOX Mosquitos (they kill Malaria carrying mosquitos) and would like to know how we may assist in helping out as well as getting additional exposure for his design. The CDC has shown interest in this and we would like expose it to as many people possible to help eradicate Malaria. Please leave a comment on how we may contact any interested parties.


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Atlanta, GA 30307

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Both countries should add one cent per pound of bannas exported as special levy to eradicate the two health problems in the country as production of the xpoert crop is affected by these problems.

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