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June 07, 2016

Authors: Godfrey Bwire, Maurice Mwesawina, Yosia Baluku, Setiala S. E. Kanyanda, Christopher Garimoi Orach
PLOS ONE, 3...

November 30, 2015

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 visit follows on the reinitialization in May 2015 of the Africhol cholera surveillance in Guinea, which...

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...

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...

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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