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    Posted on: July 31, 2014 - Journal articles

    Using Mobile Health (mHealth) and Geospatial Mapping Technology in a Mass Campaign for Reactive Oral Cholera Vaccination in Rural Haiti

    Article published by PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases on 31-July-2014 by Teng JE. et al. ABSTRACT Background: In mass vaccination campaigns, large volumes of data must be managed efficiently and accurately. In a reactive oral cholera vaccination (OCV) ...

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    Posted on: July 2, 2014 - Journal articles

    Feasibility of a preventive mass vaccination campaign with two doses of oral cholera vaccine during a humanitarian emergency in South Sudan

    Article published by Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene on 2-July-2014 by Porta MI. et al. ABSTRACT Background: As an adjunct to cholera prevention measures, WHO advises the use of oral cholera vaccine through mass ...

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    Posted on: May 7, 2014 -

    Asian experts advocate for use of cholera vaccines

    Following a meeting of health experts from Asia, members from eight countries in South and Southeast Asia released an advocacy document highlighting the need for an integrated program for cholera ...

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    Posted on: February 6, 2014 - Journal articles

    Mass Vaccination with a New, Less Expensive Oral Cholera Vaccine Using Public Health Infrastructure in India: The Odisha Model

    Article published by PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases on 06-February-2014 by Kar SK. et al. ABSTRACT Introduction: The substantial morbidity and mortality associated with recent cholera outbreaks in Haiti and Zimbabwe, as well as with cholera endemicity ...

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    Posted on: November 21, 2013 - Journal articles

    Cholera vaccination campaign contributes to improved knowledge regarding cholera and improved practice relevant to waterborne disease in rural Haiti

    Article published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases on 21-Nov-2013 by Aibana, O. et al. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Haiti's cholera epidemic has been devastating partly due to underlying weak infrastructure and limited clean water and sanitation. A ...

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    Posted on: November 1, 2013 - Journal articles

    The Value of and Challenges for Cholera Vaccines in Africa

    Article published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases on 01-Nov-2013 by von Seidlein, L. et al. ABSTRACT: The 21st century saw a shift in the cholera burden from Asia to Africa. The risk factors for cholera outbreaks in Africa are incompletely ...

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    Posted on: October 22, 2013 - Journal articles

    Coverage and cost of a large oral cholera vaccination program in a high-risk cholera endemic urban population in Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Article published in Vaccine on 22-Oct-2013 by Khan, I. A. et al. ABSTRACT: A feasibility study of an oral cholera vaccine was carried out to test strategies to reach high-risk populations in urban Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The study was cluster ...

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    Posted on: October 17, 2013 - Journal articles

    First outbreak response using an oral cholera vaccine in Africa: vaccine coverage, acceptability and surveillance of adverse events, Guinea, 2012

    Article published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases on 17-Oct-2013 by Luquero, F. J. et al. Map of Guinea for campaign article PLOS NTDs Submitted by Gabrielle Hunter on November 5, 2013 Date Taken:  Tuesday, November 5, 2013 BACKGROUND: Despite World ...

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    Posted on: October 9, 2013 - Journal articles

    Development of a Cholera Vaccination Policy on the Island of Hispaniola, 2010–2013

    Article published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on 9-Oct-2013 by Vicari, A. S. et al. ABSTRACT: Deployment of oral cholera vaccine (OCV) on the Island of Hispaniola has been considered since the emergence of the disease in ...

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    Posted on: October 9, 2013 - Journal articles

    Cholera Vaccination in Urban Haiti

    Article published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on 9-Oct-2013 by Rouzier, V. et al. ABSTRACT: Successful and sustained efforts have been made to curtail the major cholera epidemic that occurred in Haiti in 2010 with the ...