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4 hospitalized amid cholera outbreak in Kenya’s border region

Four children were hospitalized in Garissa County in northeast Kenya after having tested positive to cholera, health officials confirmed on Sunday. Garissa County Disease Surveillance...
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Kenya confirms two more cases of cholera

Kenya's health authorities on Thursday confirmed two new cases of cholera in the coastal town of Kwale. County Health Executive for Kwale County Francis Gwama...
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Kenya forms task force to fight cholera outbreak

Kenya's Ministry of Health on Monday unveiled a national task force that will coordinate efforts to manage an ongoing cholera outbreak. Director of Public Health...
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Zambian government denies canceling independence celebrations due to cholera outbreak

Health authorities in Zambia on Monday denied reports that independence celebrations have been canceled due to an outbreak of cholera in Lusaka, the country's...
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Cholera kills 44 people in South Sudan in six months

The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report issued in Juba that communities along the River Nile are worst...

A Look At Cape Coast’s Cholera Outbreak

The Central Regional capital, Cape Coast is a fishing port and one of the most historical cities in Ghana, founded by the people of...

A/R: Health Directorate To Tackle Cholera Outbreak

Mr. Afriyie Asubonteng, the Disease Control Officer, said although there had not been any reported case, they would not take any chances. ...
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Health Agencies cite insecurity as a major setback to fighting cholera

The ailing teenager is receiving treatment for suspected cholera infection, which the South Sudan ministry of health said has been reported on more 140...
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Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...

Southern Somalia Cholera outbreak claims 12 lives

Health Minister Hawo Hassan Mohamed said 11 of the patients died of the disease in Sakow, while the other one died in Bu'ale, capital...
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Zambian capital bans foodstuff sales in open areas to contain cholera

Cholera cases have shot up to over 40 since the water-borne disease broke out early this month in one of the sprawling slums in...
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Africa: 550 killed by Cholera outbreak in 2016

The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Eastern Africa said cholera outbreaks in the region in the past year have been remarkable...
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Cholera kills 20 in Malawi

According to Ministry of Health spokesperson Adrian Chikumbe, 12 of the 20 deaths were recorded in villages due to lack of treatment whereas eight...
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Ghana health service launches newsletter

The “HealthScope” is a quarterly educative masterpiece full of health-related articles and stories put together by the GHS to reach out to the public...

No end in sight to Tanzania’s cholera outbreak

Rufaro Chatora, WHO representative for Tanzania, said efforts by public health authorities in the east African country to halt the spread of the bacterial...

1 dies, over 25 infected in cholera outbreak in Malawi

Principal Secretary for Health, Dr. MacPhail Magwira, said in a statement the affected areas were around Lake Chilwa where hygiene among the communities was...

UAHCC tasked Health Minister to address numerous labour unrest

The Universal Access to Healthcare Campaign (UAHCC) has tasked the Health Minister, Hon. Alex Segbefia to do all he can to address the numerous...
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Latest cholera outbreak in Nigeria has killed at least 30

At least 30 people have been killed in the latest cholera outbreak in Isoko South community of Nigeria's oil-rich Delta State, a health official...
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Distribution Capacity For Water Lags Far Behind Capacity Of Supply – GWJN

Ghana has made significant progress in the coverage of clean and safe water supply to citizens over the years. The country has been touted...
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Zimbabwe sends teams to Mozambican border to prevent cholera outbreak

The Zimbabwean government has sent health teams to the border district of Mudzi with Mozambique to deal with a possible cholera outbreak, amid reports...

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