The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and partners in the Regional Coalition to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola welcome new support to improve water and sanitation in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
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Members of the Young Urban Women project have appealed to Metropolitan, Municipal and District assemblies to put in measures to forestall an outbreak of cholera as the raining season approaches.
Recent news that the government of Zimbabwe is on alert for a cholera outbreak can actually be seen as progress – the worst response by a government to cholera is denial.
Decades after the first successful trials of an oral cholera vaccine, Bangladesh and other developing countries are beginning to vaccinate those most at risk of the disease.
Uganda’s Bwere General Hospital has blocked cholera victims from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC from accessing treatment at the health facility in Kasese district, sources confirmed on Monday.This comes a few days after health officials in Kasese confirmed an outbreak of cholera in the district which they say could have been spread from DRC.