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Please take note of the possibility offered by American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) to obtain competitive Travel Awards to attend and...

Comprehensive Integrated Strategy for Cholera Prevention and Control
Coalition for Cholera Prevention and Control - August 2013

Juba/Brazzaville 22 January 2014 -- The World Health Organization and other development partners have stepped up efforts to vaccinate people against the outbreak of measles and other preventable...

Today the GAVI Alliance Board decided to commit support for the cholera stockpile during the period 2014-2018 with a first contribution of $8.5 million approved for 2014 to purchase oral cholera...

Africhol Country Updates

A cholera outbreak was confirmed in Nampula province, in the far north of Mozambique. Since Friday, February 14, 60 cases have been registered in the Cholera Treatment Center (CTC) and 13 cases...

From January 13th to 17th 2014, the Africhol project coordination team composed of Mme Delphine Sauvageot (Project Coordinator for West Africa) and Dr. Berthe Njanpop Lafourcade (Laboratory...

From October 27th to 31st 2013, an Africhol project coordination team composed of Mme Delphine Sauvageot (Project Coordinator for West Africa) and Dr. Berthe Njanpop Lafourcade (Laboratory...

Between April and June 2013, 295 cases were notified from the Africhol enhanced surveillance zone (Goma, UTC Buhimba, Kiziba) among which 71 cases have been tested positive for cholera, with 2...

Cholera News (Other Sources)

Gestion de la crise humanitaire en Centrafrique - Niveau 3(L3) rapport de situation n°20
Reliefweb (11 avr 2014)
Des activités de renforcement de la surveillance et de préparation devront être portée à échelle suite à l’information de la confirmation d’une épidémie de choléra dans le district de santé de Touboro dans la région du Nord Cameroun...

Cholera Ravages Nigeria
AllAfrica.com (14 Apr 2014)
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed an outbreak of the infectious disease in 14 states, where it said 9,006 cases were reported, with 106 deaths in the first quarter of 2014...

Cholera killed 60 in Nigeria's Bauchi in 2014
Worldbulletin.net (11 Apr 2014)
At least 60 people have died of cholera across Nigeria's northeastern Bauchi State since January, a government official has said.

DR Congo Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report - 1-31 March 2014
Unicef (10 Apr 2014)
Katanga and South Kivu remain the provinces with the highest peaks of cholera, with 73.3% of the total of cases in DRC (2,294 cases in Katanga and 90 deaths, 1761 cases in South Kivu and 4 deaths). 5,529 cases have been notified during the first quarter 2014 in DRC.

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