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)

Bulletin d'Information Humanitaire - Province du Sud-Kivu N°30/14
UNOCHA (28 août 2014)
Suite à la déclaration d’une épidémie de choléra le 18 août par les autorités sanitaires dans la Zone de santé (ZS) d'Uvira, l'ONG Médecins d'Afrique assure une prise en charge médicale des malades et l'ONG Oxfam organise des activités de prévention...

Togo: Cholera outbreak DREF Final Report
IFRC/RCS (27 Aug 2014)
Togo experienced three cholera outbreaks from August, 2013 to February, 2014. The first cases of cholera were reported in a village in Lomé, which subsequently spread to the entire Maritime and the Central regions. Of the seven regions in the Maritime region, six were affected.

Bulletin d'Information Humanitaire - Province du Nord-Kivu N°27/14
UNOCHA (27 août 2014)
La situation de choléra serait sous contrôle dans la zone de santé de Vuhovi, dans le Territoire de Lubero, selon l’ONG Save the Children International (SCI), partenaire du programme de Réponse rapide aux mouvements de population (RRMP). Cependant, le nombre de cas continue d’augmenter dans...

Cholera outbreak in the West and Central Africa: Regional Update, 2014 (Week 31)
Unicef (26 Aug 2014)
As of August 10, Cameroon has registered 1,692 cases and 75 deaths of cholera (CFR: 4.4%) (Week 32). 93% of cases (1,578) and 85% of deaths (64) were reported from the Far North region.

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