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Haiti AIDS research clinic wins top global health prize

Published:Monday | December 30, 2013 | 10:30 AM

A world-renowned clinic in Haiti has won a top global health prize.

The Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi’s Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections has been named the recipient of the World Health Organization prize for organisations that have made a significant contribution to combating tuberculosis.

This year’s US$65,000 prize was designated for fighting tuberculosis in conflict and refugee areas.

The funds are expected to help with the construction of a tuberculosis hospital in Haiti.

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