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)

Cholera Outbreak Claims 20 Lives In Ebonyi
Daily Times Nigeria (17 Apr 2015)
No fewer than 20 persons lost their lives following cholera outbreak in seven Local Government Areas of Ebonyi State.

Cholera outbreak in the West and Central Africa: Regional Update, 2015 - Week 12
Unicef (16 Apr 2015)
As of 22nd March 2015, 7,037 cases and 138 deaths (CFR=2.0%) of cholera have been registered in the West and Central Africa region in 6 countries.

Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe & Tanzania : Cholera Situation Map (15 April 2015)
Humanitarianresponse (16 Apr 2015)
8,395 cholera cases since December 2014. 271 new cholera cases since 8 April 2015. 0.8% Case Fatality Rate (66 deaths) since December 2014. 4 countries affected by cholera in the SADC region.

Kenya: 11 Admitted After Cholera Outbreak
Allafrica (16 Apr 2015)
At least 11 people have been hospitalised following an outbreak of cholera in Mombasa county. Six are at Coast General Hospital, four in Mrima Hospital, Likoni, and one at Port Reitz Hospital.

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