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Websites 

Refer to the www.unicef.org/appeals/ for more information on UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children.

WHO cholera website 
www.who.int/topics/cholera/en/ 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cholera website 
www.cdc.gov/cholera/index.html

Coalition for Cholera Prevention and Control (CCPC)
www.taskforce.org/our-work/projects/coalition-cholera-prevention-and-control-ccpc  

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Stop Cholera
www.stopcholera.org/partners/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-public-health 

The African Cholera Surveillance Network (Africhol)
www.africhol.org 


Technical resources and guidelines 

WHO Cholera Fact Sheet
www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs107/en/ 

Prevention and control of cholera outbreaks: WHO policy and recommendations 
www.who.int/cholera/prevention_control/recommendations/en/ 

WHO, 64th World Health Assembly Resolution: ‘Cholera: mechanism for control and prevention,’
January 2011.
www.who.int/cholera/technical/Resolution_CholeraA64_R15-en.pdf 

WHO, Weekly epidemiological record, ‘Cholera, 2013,’ 1 August 2014.
www.who.int/wer/2013/wer8831.pdf?ua=1 

WHO, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, ‘The Global Burden of Cholera,’ 24 January 2012.
www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/90/3/11-093427/en/ 

WHO, Technical Guidelines for Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response in the African Region (2010)
www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/dphswd/idsr/pdf/Technical%20Guidelines/IDSR%20Technical%20Guidelines%202nd%20Edition_2010_English.pdf  

WHO, Global Task Force on Cholera Control, Cholera Country Profiles.
www.who.int/cholera/countries/en/ 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) training and learning materials http://www.cdc.gov/cholera/training-education.html and health promotion materials general and specific for the Africa and Southeast Asia regions
www.cdc.gov/cholera/materials.html 

MSF Cholera guidelines: (2004)
www.unicef.org/cholera/Chapter_2_basics/04_MSF_cholera_guidelines.pdf 

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) COTs program
www.ideact.nl/cots/entirecots.pdf 

Oxfam Cholera Outbreak Guidelines: Preparedness, prevention and control 2012 
policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/cholera-outbreak-guidelines-preparedness-prevention-and-control-237172 

Action Contre la Faim (ACF) - February 2014 Cholera manual.
www.actioncontrelafaim.org/sites/default/files/publications/fichiers/manuel_pratique_cholera_acf.pdf 

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) 2008 Epidemic Control for Volunteers
www.ifrc.org/Global/Publications/Health/epidemic-control-en.pdf 



 

 

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