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December 17, 2014

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 December 5 to 7.

December 12, 2014

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 vulnerability to cholera.

The study had three...

October 03, 2014

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, October 3, 2014 – The Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP), in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Hygiene (INHP), the Pasteur Institute in Côte d’Ivoire (IPCI), and local authorities, is organizing a...

February 21, 2014

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 confirmed in the provincial laboratory. No deaths were reported. The reported cases reside in four the...

February 19, 2014

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 Expert) visited Lome (Togo) to work with the national...

November 08, 2013

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 Expert), performed a monitoring visit in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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July 31, 2013

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 deaths (CFR = 0.67%).

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April 16, 2013

The National Plan of Elimination of Cholera 2013-2017 of the Democratic Republic of Congo is now available. This plan describes detailed steps by which the government aims to lower the national incidence of confirmed cholera cases to below one per 100,000...

February 07, 2013

In recent weeks Mozambique reported heavy rains and storms throughout the country resulting in severe floods in the country's southern Gaza Province. Over 90 people have died and 211,000 displaced according to a...

October 18, 2012

The cholera outbreak in Guinea is further on the decline. Fewer new cholera cases were notified during week 41 in the 11 districts which have been affected since the beginning of the outbreak on 2 February 2012. However, 13 cholera cases with 2 deaths have been recorded in a new location:...