In late 2014 Atlanta area Rotary Clubs joined the Coalition and participated in the October annual meeting. Bob Hope, President of The Rotary Club of Atlanta, Robert Hall, President of The Rotary Club of Dunwoody, and Jonathan Yaeger, President of The Rotary Club of North Atlanta, spoke on behalf of their clubs. The Rotarians expressed interest […]
Archives for January 2015
GHESKIO’s opening of a permanent cholera treatment center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti is cause for celebration. Since the 2010 epidemic emerged in Haiti, GHESKIO and other clinicians have treated cholera patients in temporary tent clinics. The new facility is an innovative and economical design collaboration between GHESKIO, local craftsmen and MASS, a Boston-based healthcare architectural design […]
The 3rd Annual Coalition for Cholera Prevention meeting was held in Atlanta, Ocotber 23-34. More than 60 Coalition members particpated. Together the Coalition made strides in gaining a good understanding of the current global cholera situation and more specifically, the challenges facing our target countries of Bangladesh, Haiti, Mozambique and Uganda.
UNICEF in collaboration with the International Medical Corps and the International Rescue Committee is conducting a pilot project to assess the work that has been done to integrate the use of oral cholera vaccine in National Cholera Preparedness and Response Plans. The joint project “Piloting the introduction of oral cholera vaccines (OCV) in emergency settings […]
A policy brief on cholera prevention and control was issued by IDEA Asia following its 2014 annual meeting in the Philippines. The brief is targeted to key decision makers and officials at district, provincial and national levels to raise awareness about the health, social and economic costs associated with the cholera burden of disease, and […]