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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 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

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...

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...

Cholera News (Other Sources)

RD Congo : Vulnérabilité au Choléra - Période : Janvier à Mars 2015
Reliefweb (3 Jul)
Map from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Cholera epidemic kills 15
Misna.org (2 Jul 2015)
At least 15 people, including nine children, have died in a cholera outbreak in Central Nigeria’s Plateau State. Local medical sources confirm that the cause is drinking water contamination.

In Burundi, quick action to contain cholera
Unicef (1 Jul 2015)
Responding to an outbreak of cholera among Burundians who fled to Tanzania, UNICEF helps health workers track and monitor new cases through mobile phone technology.  

Cameroon: Cholera DREF Final Report (MDRCM018)
Reliefweb (1 Jul 2015)
From April 2014, cases of cholera were reported in the Far North region of Cameroon. By 24 July 2014, 1,321 cases had been reported and 61 deaths across 10 districts (Bourha, Goulfey, Hina, Mogode, Mokolo, Kousseri, Koza, Maroua rural, Mindif and Roua).

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