Identification

Name

African Cholera Surveillance Network

Short name

AFRICHOL

Status

Active

Category

Collective

Organizations
(1) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Created

2012-09-18 22:03:00+00:00

Modified

2016-07-06 20:09:16.886511+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

Africhol is a collective surveillance network that has created a sustainable consortium that supports cholera surveillance and research in Africa to build evidence for cholera prevention and control measures (including vaccine adoption). The project supports a multi-site network in eleven African countries: Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Situational awareness
Year start

2009

URL http://africhol.org/
URL (alternate) http://africhol.org/cholera/surveillance
Related system
(1) African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Africa
(2) Cameroon
(3) Côte d'Ivoire
(4) Eastern Africa
(5) Guinea
(6) Kenya
(7) Mozambique
(8) Tanzania
(9) Togo
(10) Uganda
(11) Western Africa
Geography

Yes

Diseases
(1) Cholera

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records