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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...

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...

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)

Mozambique: Floods Emergency appeal MDRMZ011 operations update n° 2
Reliefweb (20 Feb 2015)
...There has also been a cholera epidemic which started on 25th December 2014 that has affected 3 provinces in the country, two in the northern part (Niassa, and Nampula) and one in the centre (Tete). The overall Case Fatality Rate (CFR) is 1.1% and ranges...

Six killed in suspected cholera outbreak in southern Nigeria
Xinhua (20 Feb 2015)
A suspected cholera outbreak in southeast Nigerian state of Ebonyi has left at least six people dead and eight others hospitalized in critical condition, a medical official said Friday.

Le Mozambique coordonne une campagne de réponse nationale contre le choléra
china.org.cn (20 Feb 2015)
Le ministère mozambicain de la Santé coordonne une campagne de réponse nationale pour repousser le choléra qui frappe les régions centre et nord du pays et qui a fait jusqu’à présent 31 morts pour 2903 cas détectés.

Uganda: Cholera Outbreak DREF operation n° MDRUG032 Final Report, 19 Feb 2015
Reliefweb (20 Feb 2015)
CHF 184,804 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 30 August, 2013 to support the Ugandan Red Cross national society (URCS) in delivering assistance to some 900,500 beneficiaries...

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