Deuxième campagne de vaccination OCV sur le lac Chilwa au Malawi

January 24, 2017

Huit mois après la campagne de vaccination organisée, en collaboration avec l’AMP, en réaction à l’épidémie de choléra qui sévissait au Malawi depuis décembre 2015, le ministère de la Santé a conduit, en...

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Campagne OCV dans la province de Nampula au Mozambique

November 10, 2016

Epidémie de choléra au Mozambique Malgré les progrès réalisés au cours des dernières années, de nombreux cas de choléra ont été enregistrés dans les régions du Nord du Mozambique, notamment dans la province...

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‘Social Mobilization’ on the Agenda at Vaccine Acceptance Conference

September 30, 2016

Mérieux Foundation organized a three-day conference on “Strategies to Increase Vaccine Acceptance and Uptake” at Les Pensières in Annecy, France in September, 2016. Participating in the conference was anthropologist Rachel Demolis from Agence de Médecine Pré...

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Monitoring Visit in Conakry

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...

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Annual Conference of the U.S.-Japan Panel on Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections

November 16, 2015

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 Diseases (EID), involving all joint panels and large...

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Participation in the 4th Meeting of the Coalition for Cholera Prevention and Control

October 02, 2015

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 – to stop cholera. During the meeting, coalition...

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Africhol Team Visits Kenya and Tanzania

August 14, 2015

An Africhol team visited the East African member countries of Kenya and Tanzania, from 27th to 31st of July, 2015. In Kenya, Africhol was welcomed and updated by their Africhol colleagues at the Ministry of Health (MoH) on the ongoing cholera outbreaks. Kenya had not experienced cholera since 2012...

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Africhol Supports Cross-Border Alert and Response Activities to Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

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...

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Zimbabwe: Cholera Outbreak Press Briefing (March 9, 2015)

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 2008 to July...

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Africhol Participated in the 14th World Congress on Public Health

February 18, 2015

Africhol has participated in the 14th World Congress on Public Health which took place in Kolkata, India from 11-15 February 2015.  Aiming towards fostering the promotion of “Healthy People – Healthy Environment”, the Congress has brought together thousands of participants...

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49th U.S.-Japan Conference on Cholera and Other Enteric Bacterial Infections

January 19, 2015

Africhol organized a symposium on cholera in Africa at the 49th U.S.-Japan Conference on Cholera and Other Enteric Bacterial Infections, which was held from January 14 through January 16, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. The program of this Conference includes several presentations...

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Cholera Round Table - Kinshasa

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. The meeting aimed to identify...

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