The intention of this glossary is to help clarify the meaning of terms and in the process assist in developing improved strategies for the control and eventual elimination of cholera. When describing cholera and cholera vaccination programs, consistent use of certain terms may be helpful.This glossary is suggested as a guide to commonly used terms for cholera and cholera vaccine programs.An annex accompanies this glossary, which expands the understanding and concepts of many of these terms. This document is a work in progress; to make comments, corrections and additions, please contact the authors at stopchol@ jhsph.edu or email@example.com.
This document is intended as a self-assessment guide to determine if preparations are adequate for a facility and community to manage a cholera outbreak. It includes templates to assess community knowledge, health facility capacity, health care provider capacity and regional and district resources. It also includes a rapid facility assessment tool.