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2005

Local Film Chronicles Haiti's Healthcare Crisis

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Miami Herald, The (FL)
2005-02-10
Section: Metro & State
Edition: Final
Page: 3B


JACQUELINE CHARLES, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Her first encounter with Haiti's inadequate healthcare came in a remote rural village where even curable maladies like diarrhea, malnutrition and tuberculosis kill.

Miami Beach philanthropist Kimberly Green became inspired as she filmed a group of Haitian-American doctors from Miami treat everything from the common cold to HIV/AIDS in a country where 60 percent of the eight million people do not have drinkable water. ``I fell in love with what they were doing,'' said Green, 33, the president of the Green Family Foundation, who spent three years making a documentary about Haiti's healthcare crisis that will premier tonight during the 22nd Miami International Film Festival.

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