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August 14, 2015

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

July 22, 2015

Authors: José Paulo Langa, Cynthia Sema, Nilsa De Deus, Mauro Maria Colombo, Elisa Taviani
Instituto Nacional de Saúde, Ministry of Health, Mozambique
The Journal of Infection in Developing...

June 09, 2015

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 member countries to discuss the lessons learned during...

May 22, 2015

Africhol supported cross-border alert and response activities to Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe that were affected by heavy rains and floods between December 2014 and May 2015. We provided countries with real time updates about the situation of the epidemic in their neighbouring countries...

March 11, 2015

The following press briefing has been presented by Dr. P.D. Parirenyatwa, (MP), the Zimbabwean Honorable Minister of Health and Child Care, at a press conference which took place in Harare on March 9, 2015.

Zimbabwe experienced the largest cholera outbreak in its history from August...

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...