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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)

La RDC a enregistré plus de vingt-six mille cas de choléra
Adiac-congo.com (23 avr 2014)
En République démocratique du Congo (RDC), le choléra demeure encore un problème de santé publique au regard de nombre de cas notifiés. Pour 2013, indique le ministre de la Santé publique, le Dr Félix Kabange Numbi...

Le rôle des vaccins anticholériques au centre d’une réunion
Adiac-congo.com (22 avr 2014)
...Il sera question durant deux jours pour ces experts en santé de réfléchir sur comment promouvoir l’utilisation des vaccins anticholériques au cours des épidémies dans les pays africains.

Nigeria: Cholera outbreak - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) Operation n° MDRNG015
Reliefweb (22 Apr 2014)
The first cases of cholera in Bauchi State in 2014 were reported in early January. After that the number of cases has increased week by week. As of week 13, 8,750 cases have been reported in the State in 11 of the 20 areas, with about 8,500 in Bauchi town alone.

Le Katanga s'enlise
Reliefweb (17 avr 2014)
...Le Katanga c’est aussi l’épidémie de choléra. Avec plus de 3 500 cas dont plus de 100 décès depuis le début de l’année, 2014 n’est que la suite de 2013 durant laquelle près de 15 000 cas avaient été enregistrés.

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