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June 29, 2010 Slideshows

St. Louis Pediatrician Battles Child Malnutrition in Haiti 

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Inside Justinien's pediatrics ward, high barred windows keep out the harsh morning light, and thick concrete walls seal off the noise. Hot, humid air settles over rows of cribs where babies, some attached to IV drips, lie near watchful mothers. Continue reading Aimee Levitt's feature. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
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Downtown Cap-Haïtien.
Dr. Pat Wolff and Maryse Sterlin Sine, the factory’s general administrator, unpack supplies from the U.S.
Inside the factory, three workers mix a batch of medika mamba.
A fresh batch of the peanut butter medicine. In the background: a grinder.
Workers pour medika mamba into packets.
Peanut butter ready for transport to Port-au-Prince.
Workers sort through peanuts, looking for signs of mold.
Inside the MFK storeroom.
Wolff and Miss Gourges, head nurse at the Justinien clinic, confer over a patient, Robenson Yean.
Waiting to see a nurse at Justinien.
Jamie Rhoads, MFK’s agricultural development specialist, examines a peanut plant.
MFK board members Mark Breihan and Paul Kindl consult with Jamie Rhoads and farmer Coeurcius Jonas.
Coeurcius Jonas, a farmer, holds an upside-down peanut plant.
Shada, the worst slum in Cap-Haïtien.
A little girl in Shada.
Downtown Cap-Haïtien.

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