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January 19, 2010
Aid workers in Haiti struggle to safeguard public health

Worldfocus spoke to Margaret Aguirre of the International Medical Corps, who is on the ground in Haiti, about the organization’s work there.

Aid workers are struggling to provide healthcare and safeguard against crippling disease as the aftermath of the disaster drags into its second week.

Photos: IMC and the United Nations Photo’s Flickr photostream.

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





Information about volunteering with IMC can be found here:

Thanks for watching.
Rebecca Haggerty


I am a registerd nurse with 20 years of experience in medical surgery, orthopeadic, telemetry and case management. I speak fluent frenc, haitian-creole and english. I like to help in Haiti. I can stay for period of 5 days.


I am a pediatrician who is a cardiologist with a ICU background. I also have an MPH and teach global health.
I am able to go to Haiti Feb 7-13. How can I help?


I’m a R.N. with experiance in operating room , oncology.. I speak frenc I ‘m french canadien living in the USa so I speak english also ..and i would like to help..


hi mary send your resume to imc. go to volunteer and look for available positions on ths ste


Hi I am a Registered Nurse with 24 years trauma Training in Surgery.

All services in the orthopedic, plastic, general, vascular peds, neuro, ophthalmology, OMFS,

I am available to volunteer my services in Haiti if needed for relief nursing.

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