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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...

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Côte d’Ivoire, the Africhol coordination team carried out, a multidisciplinary study has been among artisan fishermen in order to have a better description and understanding of their...

The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) is recruiting a Project Director for the program Targeted Cholera Vaccine Investments (TCVI). For more details about the project and project director's main responsibilities, and how to...

Africhol Country Updates

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...

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Côte d’Ivoire, the Africhol coordination team carried out, a multidisciplinary study has been among artisan fishermen in order to have a...

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...

Cholera News (Other Sources)

Cholera outbreak and hand washing
Nigerian Observer (29 Jan 2015)
...The Federal Government last year said 86 persons out of 1, 623 reportedly infected by the cholera outbreak in some parts of the country died of the preventable disease.

Nigeria : le choléra fait 8 morts dans le sud-est du pays
Chine.org (28 jan 2015)
Le choléra a fait au moins 8 morts sur les 25 cas enregistrés dans l'Etat d'Anambra, dans le sud-est du Nigeria, a affirmé mardi selon le commissaire de l'Etat pour la santé, Joe Akabuike.

Profil humanitaire du Nord-Kivu, décembre 2014
OCHA (27 jan 2015)
...L’année 2014 a été marquée par une faible surveillance du choléra suite à la grève des prestataires de soins. Ainsi le nombre de cas de choléra, rapporté avec retard, a augmenté de 60% par rapport à 2013 passant de 4393 en 2013 à 7341 en 2014.

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram flood Nigeria city
Reliefweb (27 Jan 2015)
…There were 7,000 cases of cholera recorded in the city between September and December, half of them in IDP camps, and sanitation remained dire, according to MSF.

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