Cholera Outbreak Training and Shigella (COTS) Program

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The COTS program website offers a host of invaluable cholera resources, including:

COTS Program (websmall)
  • a distance learning course on “Emergency Response to Cholera and Shigella Epidemics”
  • an extended manuscript covering clinical management of cholera and recommendations for before, during and after an outbreak
  • a series of health worker pocket cards and patient information sheets in English, French and Creole
  • downloads specific to the Haiti 2010 outbreak

The collaborators on the COTS program are the ICDDR,B (International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh) and STI (Swiss Tropical Institute).