Rich nation, unequal health care: Why a charity that’s helped Haiti is aiding the U.S.

Posted by on December 18, 2021 7:01 am
Categories: US National Stories

People line up to receive a rapid COVID-19 test in an agricultural community in Immokalee, Fla., where the poverty rate is over 40%. Partners in Health is working with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to test, educate and vaccinate the community during the pandemic.

The charity Partners in Health aims to improve health services in lower income places like Haiti and Rwanda. Now it’s setting up a permanent presence in the U.S. with an $11 million federal grant.

(Image credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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