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Resource November 15, 2018

Meet the Journalists: Jacqueline Charles and José Antonio Iglesias

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A nurse at the University Hospital of Mirebalais in central Haiti calls out the names of patients who will be getting their chemotherapy treatment. Image by José A. Iglesias. Haiti, 2018.
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How do you convince a poor woman to take a test for an illness that she shows no signs of having and...

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Belange, Haiti—August 3, 2018—Paula Paul (right) with her daughter, six year-old Marie Stacy (left) in front of their home in Belange, Haiti. Paula Paul has been diagnosed with cervical cancer. She has been undergoing treatment for the disease but due to lack of funds, has been thinking about not making the trips to the hospital in Mirebalais where she gets her chemotherapy. Image by José Antonio Iglesias. Haiti, 2018. 
Belange, Haiti—August 3, 2018—Paula Paul (right) with her daughter, six year-old Marie Stacy (left) in front of their home in Belange, Haiti. Paula Paul has been diagnosed with cervical cancer. She has been undergoing treatment for the disease but due to lack of funds, has been thinking about not making the trips to the hospital in Mirebalais where she gets her chemotherapy. Image by José Antonio Iglesias. Haiti, 2018.

"If people don't know that the problem exists, then how can you even begin to find a solution?" Miami Herald Caribbean correspondent Jacqueline Charles discusses the Cancer in Haiti series.

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