Project

The Haiti Demographic and Health Project aims to describe the population structure, mortality and morbidity patterns, including prevalence of select communicable and non-communicable disease (NCDs) symptoms and their risk factors, in urban slum populations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. To this end, exhaustive surveys are being conducted with 550 randomly selected households and 1,100 adults. The study […]

Project

The project proposes to set up a longitudinal, community-based research cohort of 3,000 adults in Port-au- Prince, Haiti, to 1) study the prevalence and incidence of selected risk factors for cardiovascular disease, 2) examine the associations between such risk factors and their social and environmental determinants, and 3) record the occurrence of cardiovascular events. In […]