Reflections on a PLOS ONE paper by researchers from Medecins Sans Frontieres, who crowdsourced data using open source tools during the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa to get more accurate and up-to-date disease maps.
A short argument for developing appropriate, sensitive, nation-wide surveillance networks to address the problem of under-reporting of cholera.
My reflections on the proceedings of the 3rd meeting of the case management work group of the Global Task Force for Cholera Control, which met in Veyrier du Lac, France, in November, 2018. I spoke about the state of community based management of cholera in India.
In a matter of hours since I wrote about the diagnosis of a child suffering from cholera in the camp for housing the displaced population from Homs, I received yet another ProMED […]
According to a report disseminated by the ProMED mail service, a case of cholera has been detected in a refugee camp housing displaced people from Homs. The translated report reads as below: […]
As the news trickles in about the raging cholera outbreak in Yemen, and an emerging outbreak is being dealt with urgently in North-Eastern Nigeria, we are more frequently being confronted with the […]
This post discusses some of the safeguards put in place to ensure the adequate prevention, control and treatment of water-borne diseases in India.
The Government of Somalia has launched an Oral Cholera Vaccine campaign with the support of the Global Task force of Cholera Control, Gavi the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and WHO.