Guinea-Sierra Leone Cholera Outbreak Easing

Aid groups are reporting that the cholera outbreak which killed hundreds in Guinea and Sierra Leone in recent weeks is now slowing down, but they are calling for "sustained measures to wipe out the disease".

  • Sierra Leone:  Guinea-Sierra Leone - Cholera Outbreak Easing

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 24 September 2012

    The cholera outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone that has killed 392 people and infected more than 25,000 others since February is slowing down, say aid groups who also call for ... read more »

Mothers in a waiting room at a clinic near Freetown.(file photo)

  • Guinea:  Conakry Residents Demand Cholera Vaccine

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 13 September 2012

    With Guinea facing its gravest cholera outbreak since 2007, some residents of the capital Conakry are clamouring to be vaccinated. read more »

  • Sierra Leone:  Cholera Infection Drops

    Sierra Leone Government, 12 September 2012

    The Improved partnership and cooperation between Government and development partners, including other stakeholders, and the effective management of cases, has resulted in a ... read more »

  • Sierra Leone:  Presidential Task Force Fights Cholera

    Concord Times, 11 September 2012

    As parts of efforts to combat the outbreak of the cholera epidemic across the country which has already claimed over 200 lives, President Ernest Koroma has established a task force ... read more »

  • Sierra Leone:  Cholera Situation in Moyamba District - a Concord Times Investigation

    Concord Times, 11 September 2012

    More than 159 cholera cases have been reported to health centres in Moyamba District since the outbreak of the disease was confirmed in the district on the 25th July, 2012, Concord ... read more »

  • Sierra Leone:  Health Coalition Takes Anti Cholera Campaign to Waterloo

    Concord Times, 10 September 2012

    In a bid to eradicate cholera in Sierra Leone, the Health for All Coalition (HFAC) has launched its 'Kick Cholera Komot Na Salone' campaign at the Tombo Park, Waterloo in the ... read more »

  • Sierra Leone:  Health Minister Engages the Media On Cholera

    Concord Times, 10 September 2012

    The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) in collaboration with the UN World Health Organization and the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists has concluded a one-day media ... read more »

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