Cholera in the News
The articles featured below include news about or mention of cholera.
Cholera is a water-borne infectious disease that can also be transmitted via infected food. The main symptoms of cholera are watery diarrhea and vomiting, which can lead to rapid dehydration and electrolyte imbalance, and death in some cases.
Desperate conditions for cholera patients in Haiti
Cholera treatment programmes in Haiti have been severely adversely affected bu insufficient funds and supplies according to MSF. Cholera related deaths have increased. MSF stresses the need to stre...
World Water Day in Sudan
World Water Day in Sudan focuses on shared responsibility for management of vital resources incl. access to clean water and adequate sanitation.
21 Mar '09 | Water | Sudan
UNICEF committed to meeting most urgent needs in Sudan
UNICEF is working urgently with its remaining partners in Sudan to address immediate gaps in the provision of life-saving services to children, following the suspension of 16 non-governmental organ...
17 Mar '09 | Humanitarian Aid | Sudan