Latest Africhol News

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...

Martin A. Mengel, Project Director of the African Cholera Surveillance Network (Africhol), is the author of a paper entitled "Cholera in Africa: new momentum in fighting an...

The fourth annual Africhol consortium meeting was held from April 9-10 in Kampala, Uganda. 

Africhol Country Updates

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...

Between April and June 2013, 295 cases were notified from the Africhol enhanced surveillance zone (Goma, UTC Buhimba, Kiziba) among which 71 cases have been tested positive for cholera, with 2...

Cholera News (Other Sources)

Cholera kills six in northern Nigeria: state official
Reliefweb (20 Jul 2014)
A cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria's Kano State has killed six people and infected scores, the state health commissioner said Sunday, although a local charity put the toll higher.

Cholera kills 35 in Congo
The Sun Daily (19 Jul 2014)
Kigali: At least 35 people have died of cholera in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where cases have been reported since Wednesday, an official said Friday. The most affected areas are about 300 kilometres north-east of the southern city...

Doctors Without Borders Calls for Wider Access to Vaccines for Children in Emergencies
doctorswithoutborders.org (18 Jul 2014)
...MSF is currently running a vaccination campaign to protect almost 188,000 South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia’s Gambella region against cholera, and is also planning a PCV and HiB vaccination campaign there in the coming months.

Katanga: 25 personnes meurent de cholera à Kimwenze
Radio Okapi (18 juil 2014)
Vingt-cinq personnes sont décédées de cholera sur les 91 cas enregistrés, en l’espace de cinq jours, au Centre de traitement de Kimwenze, localité située à 300 km au Nord-Est de Lubumbashi (Katanga).

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