Latest Africhol News

Lomé, Togo - June 2015 The African Cholera Surveillance Network – Africhol – aims to improve cholera prevention and control in Africa. The network, implemented by a consortium of partners, meets annually in one of the...

Africhol has participated in the 14th World Congress on Public Health which took place in Kolkata, India from 11-15 February 2015.  Aiming towards fostering the promotion of “Healthy People –...

Africhol organized a symposium on cholera in Africa at the 49th U.S.-Japan Conference on Cholera and Other Enteric Bacterial Infections, which was held from January 14 through January 16, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. The program...

The Africhol team took part in the roundtable organised by the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the congress to mark 30 years of the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB), which was held in Kinshasa from...

Africhol Country Updates

Authors: José Paulo Langa, Cynthia Sema, Nilsa De Deus, Mauro Maria Colombo, Elisa Taviani
Instituto Nacional de Saúde, Ministry of Health, Mozambique
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Lomé, Togo - June 2015 The African Cholera Surveillance Network – Africhol – aims to improve cholera prevention and control in Africa. The network, implemented by a...

Africhol supported cross-border alert and response activities to Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe that were affected by heavy rains and floods between December 2014 and May 2015. We provided...

The following press briefing has been presented by Dr. P.D. Parirenyatwa, (MP), the Zimbabwean Honorable Minister of Health and Child Care, at a press conference which took place in Harare on...

Cholera News (Other Sources)

Kenya: The cholera test and why the Kenyan health system has failed
msf.org (27 Jul 2015)
Over 128 and 30 suspected new cases of cholera have been reported in Migori and Kisumu counties respectively in the past one week. This is amidst a number of political declarations across many counties that the Cholera outbreak is over. 

Kenya Cholera Situation Report
Humanitarianresponse.info (27 Jul 2015)
A total of 17 counties have been affected by Cholera outbreaks since 26th December 2014.These counties are: Nairobi, Migori, Homa Bay, Bomet, Mombasa, Nakuru, Muranga, Kirinyaga, Baringo, Kiambu, Embu, Machakos, Narok, Kilifi,Trans nzoia,Turkana and Kisumu Counties.

Unicef Kenya Country Office Humanitarian Situation Report Apr-Jun 2015
Reliefweb (27 Jul 2015)
...Since 26 December 2014, a sustained Cholera outbreak has spread to 16 Counties: Nairobi, Migori, Homa Bay, Bomet, Mombasa, Nakuru, Muranga, Kirinyaga, Baringo, Kiambu ,Embu, Machakos, Narok, Kilifi, Trans-nzoia and Turkana Counties, with 4,938 cases and 97 deaths (CFR=2%) reported by 29 June 2015.

Cholera outbreak in the West and Central Africa: Regional Update, 2015 - Week 26
Unicef (27 Jul 2015)
As of 28 June 2015, 10 054 cases and 204 deaths (CFR = 2.0%) of cholera have been registered in the West and Central Africa (WCA) region in 7 countries. Compared with the same period in 2014, we observe a reduction of 71% in reported cases.

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