Latest Africhol News

Authors: Anthony M. Smith, Berthe-Marie Njanpop-Lafourcade, Martin A. Mengel, Bradford D. Gessner, Delphine Sauvageot, Bawimodom Bidjada, Berthe N. Miwanda, Diallo M. Saliou, Adèle Kacou N’Douba, José P. Langa, Husna...

The U.S.–Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program will celebrate its 50th Anniversary during the week of January 11-15, 2016 in North Bethesda, Maryland (USA) followed by the 18th International Conference on Emerging Infectious...

September 24-25, 2015 – Africhol was invited to the fourth meeting of the Coalition for Cholera Prevention and Control (CCPC) in Atlanta. The Coalition is an informal group of individuals and organizations motivated by the same goal...

Lomé, Togo - June 2015 The African Cholera Surveillance Network – Africhol – aims to improve cholera prevention and control in Africa. The network, implemented by a consortium of partners, meets annually in one of the...

Africhol Country Updates

The Africhol project coordination team composed of Dr Aline Munier and Dr Berthe Njanpop Lafourcade conducted a field monitoring visit in Conakry (Guinea) between 16 and 21 November 2015. This...

An Africhol team visited the East African member countries of Kenya and Tanzania, from 27th to 31st of July, 2015.

Authors: José Paulo Langa, Cynthia Sema, Nilsa De Deus, Mauro Maria Colombo, Elisa Taviani
Instituto Nacional de Saúde, Ministry of Health, Mozambique
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Lomé, Togo - June 2015 The African Cholera Surveillance Network – Africhol – aims to improve cholera prevention and control in Africa. The network, implemented by a...

Cholera News (Other Sources)

Five districts hit with Cholera, 13 dead
Uganda New Vision (28 Apr 2016)
Cholera outbreak has hit five districts in Eastern region; Butaleja and Namayengo have registered more cases. At the moment 13 people have died of the disease while more cases are still admitted at the health facilities.

Uganda: One Dead, Two Admitted Amidst Fears of Cholera Outbreak in Jinja
Allafrica (28 Apr 2016)
One person has died and two others admitted at Jinja referral hospital amidst fears of cholera outbreak in the district.

Cholera Outbreak Hits Zanzibar, Kills at Least 45
ABC News (27 Apr 2016)
A Zanzibar health official says a cholera outbreak on the island archipelago has killed at least 45 people since March. Muhammed Dahoma, the director of disease prevention and control at the health ministry, said Wednesday that 3,000 people have been hospitalized with cholera.

Cholera outbreaks in the West and Central Africa: 2016 Regional Update - Week 14 
Reliefweb (26 Apr 2016)
...DR Congo: Cholera remains extremely worrying with a clear increased in transmission since week 9. New provinces are now affected: Kinshasa (Maluku I district with 6 cases incl. 1 death in W13), and Equateur (6 cases incl. 2 deaths in W14).

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