Latest Africhol News

Authors: Delphine Sauvageot, Berthe-Marie Njanpop-Lafourcade, Laurent Akilimali, Jean-Claude Anne, Pawou Bidjada, Didier Bompangue, Godfrey Bwire, Daouda Coulibaly, Liliana Dengo-Baloi, Mireille...

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...

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

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)

Kenya, Ethiopia partner to combat cross-boarder diseases
Hivisasa (26 May 2016)
Kenya and Ethiopia have agreed to collaborate their efforts in the management of cross border diseases, following the ongoing cholera outbreak in Mandera County. 

MSF builds ward in Mandera as cholera claims 10 residents
The Star Kenya (26 May 2016)
...So serious is the situation, that Médecins Sans Frontières is building a 60-bed ward for cholera patients at Mandera Referral Hospital.

Democratic Republic of Congo - Cholera outbreak (ECHO, UNICEF, WHO)
Reliefweb (25 May 2016)
Despite the start of the dry season, the number of cholera cases is still increasing and spreading along the Congo River. The East of the country remains the most affected region but cases have been reported in the capital, Kinshasa, mainly in the same areas affected by the yellow fever outbreak.

African charity seeks funds to contain cholera outbreak in Kenya
Xinhua (25 May 2016)
African health provider, Amref Health Africa on Wednesday launched an emergency appeal for 250,000 U.S. dollars to respond to cholera outbreak in Mandera County in northeast Kenya.

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