Latest Africhol News

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, October 3, 2014 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP), in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Hygiene (INHP), the Pasteur Institute in Côte d’Ivoire (...

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...

Africhol Country Updates

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, October 3, 2014 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP), in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Hygiene (INHP...

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...

Cholera News (Other Sources)

West and Central Africa Region Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (23-31 Oct 2014)
Reliefweb (31 Oct 2014)
Infographic: Niger - On 24 October, MSF raised the alarm of a growing cholera outbreak where an estimated 1,365 people have been infected since January– 600 in September alone. Of concern are 72 cholera cases in Diffa where some 105,000 displaced persons from Nigeria reside.

Nigeria violence pushes refugees and cholera across borders
Thomson Reuters Foundation (31 Oct 2014)
West Africa is struggling to control a cholera outbreak that has spread from Nigeria to nearby countries, exacerbated by insecurity and waves of refugees...

More efforts are necessary - A report on humanitarian response and the remaining challenges in DRC’s Katanga Province
rdc-humanitaire.net (30 Oct 2014)
In the 10 months of a cholera epidemic (from January to the beginning of October), Katanga has registered over 7,000 cholera cases, and almost 300 people have died. 

Cameroon: Cholera EPoA Operations Update no. MDRCM018
Reliefweb (30 Oct 2014)
Since 24 April 2014, a cholera epidemic has been ravaging the Far North Region of Cameroon. Six Divisions have been particularly affected, specifically Chari, Diamaré, Kani, Logone and, Mayo and Mayo Sanaga. So far, 1,680 people have been infected, and 77 fatalities recorded.

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