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)

Cameroun : Une épidémie de choléra fait plus de 150 décès
Camerpost.com (23 oct 2014)
L’épidémie de choléra qui sévit depuis quelques mois notamment dans la partie septentrionale du Cameroun, a déjà occasionné la mort de plus de 150 personnes, a appris APA de sources hospitalières.

Grappling with a cholera epidemic in northern Cameroon
IFRC-RCS (20 Oct 2014)
...This year’s outbreak, which started in August, is causing havoc in more than 20 areas. Current government figures mention 2,019 patients, including 99 fatalities, with the locality of Mogodé, in the Far North Region, hardest hit.

Cholera outbreak in the West and Central Africa: Regional Update, 2014 (Week 39)
Reliefweb (20 Oct 2014)
Lake chad basin toward a 2015 cholera epidemic: since the beginning of the year, approximately 37,000 cases and 760 deaths have been registered in Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger.

Democratic Republic of Congo - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #4, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014
USAID (16 Oct 2014)
...Health actors recorded more than 5,500 cholera cases—including nearly 180 deaths—in Katanga between January and August, representing a nearly 50 percent decrease from the 11,500 cases... 

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