Latest Africhol News

The World Health Organization (WHO) held a meeting for revitalization of the Global Task Force for Cholera Control (GTFCC), June 26-27 in Chavannes de Bogis near Geneva. The meeting was attended by around 40 representatives from international...

Authors: Stanislas Rebaudet, Martin A. Mengel, Lamine Koivogui, Sandra Moore, Ankur Mutreja, Yacouba Kande, Ousmane Yattara, Véronique Sarr Keita, Berthe-Marie Njanpop-Lafourcade, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Eric Garnotel, Sakoba Keita...

Martin A. Mengel, Project Director of the African Cholera Surveillance Network (Africhol), is the author of a paper entitled "Cholera in Africa: new momentum in fighting an...

The fourth annual Africhol consortium meeting was held from April 9-10 in Kampala, Uganda. 

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)

Cholera epidemic in Cameroon
Thomson Reuters Foundation (12 Aug 2014)
Efforts are under way to stop the spread of a cholera epidemic that has already affected hundreds of people in Cameroon, reports global children’s charity Plan International.

Togo : L'OCDI apporte son soutien préventif contre le cholera
Lome Infos (9 août 2014)
Pour prévenir le choléra dans les localités de Katanga et Gbetiogbé milieu aux habitations précaires ou vit une population de pêcheurs de différentes nationalités, l'Organisation de la Charité pour un Développement intégral (OCDI)...

Cameroun: le bilan du choléra s'alourdit
RFI (8 août 2014)
Les régions notamment de l'extrême nord, du nord et de l'Adamaoua affrontent une épidémie de choléra depuis avril 2014. Les derniers chiffres officiels, font état de 74 décès sur 1598 cas signalés.

Cholera surges in Cameroon
Irinnews.org (6 Aug 2014)
Rains and insecurity caused by Nigerian Islamist militants are aggravating a cholera outbreak in northern Cameroon which has killed at least 75 people and infected some 1,400 others since April..

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