Latest Africhol News

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...

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...

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)

Sud-Kivu: les cas de cholera ont baissé de 60% à Baraka
Radio Okapi (30 sep 2014)
Les cas de cholera sont passés, en trois semaines, de 100 à 40, soit une baisse sensible de 60%, dans la zone de santé de Fizi (Sud-Kivu).

Unicef Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report, August 5, 2014
Reliefweb (30 Sep 2014)
Cholera resurgence: In 2014, 1,498 cases of cholera have been reported at the national level with 75 deaths (all deaths in Northern Cameroon).

Cameroun, Camp de Minawao : Dans l'intimité des réfugiés nigérians
Camer.be (29 sep 2014)
...Selon M. Mokol, le 15 septembre dernier, le centre enregistrait 66 cas de choléra, dont 42 étaient notifiés au camp. L’on parle aussi de quatre décès parmi les réfugiés.

Bulletin d'Information Humanitaire - Province du Sud-Kivu N°33/14
OCHA (25 sep 2014)
Les autorités sanitaires rapportent une augmentation des cas de choléra dans la Zone de santé (ZS) de Fizi…

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