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)

Northern Cameroon: Cholera Outbreak
Assessment Capacities Project (30 Jul 2014)
More than 1,200 cholera cases have been reported from northern Cameroon as of 24 July, including more than 200 deaths. According to the Minister of Public Health, Logone-et-Chari and Mayo Sava are the hardest hit areas.

Nigeria: Five Feared Killed By Cholera At Borno Refugee Camp
AllAfrica (30 Jul 2014)
Cholera has killed five people at the camp housing the over 3,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Biu in Borno State. One hundred others were hospitalised as a result of the outbreak.

Cameroun,Mayo-Tsanaga: Déjà 66 morts de choléra
Camer.be (30 juil 2014)
1 188 cas enregistrés depuis janvier 2014. Le choléra évolue dans le département du Mayo-Tsanaga à un rythme inquiétant. 

Cholera Kills Over 200 in Northern Cameroon
Voice of America (29 Jul 2014)
A cholera epidemic has hit northern Cameroon, killing more than 200 people in less than a month. The government of the central African nation and aid agencies say some of the affected persons are refugees fleeing...

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