Latest Africhol News

The Africhol team -Martin A. Mengel, Isabelle Delrieu, Leonard Heyerdahl and Bradfor Gessner- is the authors of a chapter entitled "Cholera Outbreaks in Africa...

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...

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)

2014-2016 Revised Strategic Response Plan Nigeria (August 2014)
OCHA (19 Sep 2014)
...In addition, a worrying cholera outbreak in the absence of adequate public health infrastructure has required the revision of the SRP for Nigeria towards prioritizing these rapidly evolving situations.

Cholera outbreak in the West and Central Africa: Regional Update, 2014 (Week 35)
Unicef (17 Sep 2014)
Situation of cholera outbreaks in Western Africa. WCA trends in cholera cases 2013-2014. Areas affected by cholera, weeks 1 to 35, 2014.

Cameroon border towns no safe haven for Nigerian refugees
IRINNews (17 Sep 2014)
Cholera in Cameroon's Far North Region has killed about 200 people and affected thousands since June 2014.

Nigeria: Cholera Ravages Katsina Communities
AllAfrica.com (17 Sep 2014)
There are reported cases of cholera outbreak in some communities in Katsina State. Daily Trust gathered that the most affected local government areas are, Ingawa, Faskari and Funtua.

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