Latest Africhol News

Africhol has participated in the 14th World Congress on Public Health which took place in Kolkata, India from 11-15 February 2015.  Aiming towards fostering the promotion of “Healthy People –...

Africhol organized a symposium on cholera in Africa at the 49th U.S.-Japan Conference on Cholera and Other Enteric Bacterial Infections, which was held from January 14 through January 16, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. The program...

The Africhol team took part in the roundtable organised by the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the congress to mark 30 years of the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB), which was held in Kinshasa from...

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Côte d’Ivoire, the Africhol coordination team carried out, a multidisciplinary study has been among artisan fishermen in order to have a better description and understanding of their...

Africhol Country Updates

The following press briefing has been presented by Dr. P.D. Parirenyatwa, (MP), the Zimbabwean Honorable Minister of Health and Child Care, at a press conference which took place in Harare on...

The Africhol team took part in the roundtable organised by the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the congress to mark 30 years of the National Institute of Biomedical...

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Côte d’Ivoire, the Africhol coordination team carried out, a multidisciplinary study has been among artisan fishermen in order to have a...

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, October 3, 2014 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP), in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Hygiene (INHP),...

Cholera News (Other Sources)

Tanzanie: le choléra tue 33 réfugiés burundais
Le Figaro (20 mai 2015)
Une épidémie de choléra a fait au moins 33 morts dans un camp de Tanzanie hébergeant plusieurs milliers de réfugiés burundais qui ont fui les troubles politiques dans leur pays, a annoncé un responsable des services de santé locaux ce jour.

IOM Joins Emergency Cholera Response on Kenya-Somali Border
International Organization for Migration (19 May 2015)
In late April 2015, the number of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) and suspected cholera cases in the Kenyan-Somali border town of Dhobley in the Lower Juba region of Somalia started to increase rapidly. In response, IOM, which has a strong presence in the border areas, started mass health and hygiene promotion...

Talks to seek ways of fighting cholera
Kenya Daily Nation (18 May 2015)
A conference to deliberate on ways to curb the spread of cholera will be held on Thursday. The meeting will be attended by players in the health sector, including representatives from the 47 counties, and other ministries.

Tanzania confirms cholera at Burundian refugee camp
Reuters (18 May 2015)
Tanzania confirmed a cholera outbreak on Monday at a refugee camp sheltering thousands of people who had fled political unrest in neighbouring Burundi.

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