{Photo credit: Modeste Gnitona/MSH}Louise Sambieni, a member of the Tilyikna Women’s Group.Photo credit: Modeste Gnitona/MSH

This story was originally published on USAID's websiteLouise Sambieni, a woman living in the village of Kountori, Atacora Department, Benin, was unable to afford the medicine she needed when she fell ill with malaria. “A few months ago, while I was walking to the field where I work, I started to have a headache…The headache lingered and my husband suggested that I go to see a doctor and gave me 5,000 francs for care....The drugs that the doctor prescribed not only cost more than 12,000 francs, they were also unavailable in my village and I would have had to travel to Cob

L'équipe du Health Leadership Project de l'USAID

S’assurer de la qualité des soins dans les institutions sanitaires, en particulier dans les établissements les plus difficiles d’accès, est une source d’inquiétudes constante pour les autorités sanitaires publiques en Haïti.

The USAID Health Leadership Project team

Ensuring the quality of care in health institutions, especially of those in hard-to-reach areas, is a constant source of concern for public health authorities in Haiti. The Morne à Brûler health center, located in the third communal section of la Vallée de Jacmel, 100 km southwest of Port-au-Prince, is an example of this challenge.