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Haiti country page pullquote

The goal for the end of [the Zika Airs Project], is for the countries we’re working with to be capable of controlling Zika independently.
Bradford Lucas
Vice President, International Development
Bradford Lucas

Expanding Our Impact

Although Haiti was the first independent Caribbean state, it has suffered chronic instability due to natural disasters, political turmoil, and an economy highly dependent on external economic conditions.

Abt Associates is improving the health of Haitians by helping them to prevent and receive treatment for debilitating – and possibly fatal – diseases such as malaria, Zika and AIDS. A key part of our efforts is strengthening the country’s health system, including its human resources for health, financing, governance, entomological surveillance, and private sector.

As a result of HFG-supported data quality audits & improved capacity at the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP), Haiti saved US$3.1 million from 2017-2018 alone by identifying and eliminating ghost workers