Haiti After the Earthquake
By Paul Farmer
(PublicAffairs, Paperback, 9781610390989, 480pp.)
Publication Date: July 2012
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The acclaimed New York Times and IndieBound bestseller: Farmer’s passionate book bring(s) Haiti’s appalling tragedy back to the world’s attention” Foreign Affairs
Paul Farmer is Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University and chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and cofounder of Partners In Health. He also serves as UN Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti under Special Envoy Bill Clinton. Among his numerous awards and honors is the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s genius award.”
The physician and anthropologist has spent 30 years treating patients in Haiti. In Haiti After The Earthquake, he details what it was like on the ground in the days after the 2010 quake â�� and why the country is still struggling to recover. More at NPR.org
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