10 May 2013 - 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE — Lawyers for Boston-based Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti announced this week that Haitian cholera victims have givien the United Nations an ultimatum: start talks concerning perhaps bi
13 Mar 2013 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
PORT AU PRINCE (Haiti Libre) — A few weeks before the beginning of the rainy season [April to November], synonymous of resurgence of cholera in Haiti, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) visited more than thir
4 Mar 2013 - 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE — The Haitian government last week announced its new $2.2 billion USD plan to eliminate cholera from the island of Hispaniola (which includes Haiti and the Dominican Republic).
25 Feb 2013 - 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT-AU- PRINCE — The United Nations late last week denied Haitian claims for compensation in the wake of a cholera epidemic brought, widely believed to have been brought to the island nation in October 2010 by UN N
21 Feb 2013 - 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
YEMEN, SANA’A — Several water networks in Yemen’s southern Abyan province are contaminated and unfit for consumption, according to recent tests conducted by the Central Laboratory of Public Health.
30 Jan 2013 - 10:19 by Local Press Report
LUAPULA (Times of Zambia) — Four people have likely died from a diarrhoeal disease suspected to be cholera that has broken out in Chipili District of Luapula Province. Chipili Member of Parliament (MP) Davies Mwila confi
10 Dec 2012 - 09:46 by Local Press Report
MIAMI (McClatchy) — Cuba, especially the eastern third of the island, is suffering an alarming outbreak of cholera, brewed in its decrepit water and sewer systems and fueled by Hurricane Sandy's floods, according to
30 Nov 2012 - 09:21 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (The Guardian) — Haiti is to call upon the international community for more than $2 billion USD to fight cholera amid growing evidence that the world's worst epidemic was started by UN peacekeepers. The govern
21 Nov 2012 - 10:29 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (infosurhoy) — The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Haitian officials have reported 3,593 cases of cholera since Hurricane Sandy passed over the nation in October. IOM spokesman Jumbe Omar
23 Oct 2012 - 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — With the two-year anniversary this month of the first cholera case in Haiti, deaths have significantly been reduced due to “Haitian-led, international supported efforts,” the United States Departme
28 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) regional bloc has joined the new regional “Cholera-Free Hispaniola” initiative, which aims to eradicate the disease in Haiti and the Dominican Republic by 2022.
27 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Russia, YEKATERINBURG — Investigators in the Sverdlovsk Region of Russia have found cholera bacteria in reservoirs serving the city of Yekaterinburg.
14 Sep 2012 - 09:22 by Local Press Report
CONAKRY (IRIN) — With Guinea facing its gravest cholera outbreak since 2007, some residents of the capital Conakry are clamouring to be vaccinated. Conakry - where rubbish is piled high at every turn, many n
10 Sep 2012 - 09:36 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Boston Haitian Reporter) — The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti says it has seen a "slight rise'' in the number of cholera cases following the recent passage of Tropical Storm Isaac. The U.N.
29 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Cholera has broken out in the Zomba, Machinga and Phalombe districts on Malawi’s second largest lake, Lake Chilwa, due to poor sanitation conditions in the region.
29 Aug 2012 - 10:35 by Local Press Report
MABELA (International Federation of Red Cross) — The Sierra Leone Red Cross Society says the Mabela slum community of 20,000 people has one of the highest rates of cholera in the city. Mabela community Chief Alhaji Alimamy Kamara says
9 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Bogota authorities this week continued to defend the quality of drinking water in the city, in the wake of a controversy in late July that saw Mayor Gustavo Petro announcing he planned to sue news
9 Aug 2012 - 21:44 by Local Press Report
CONAKRY (AFP) — An outbreak of cholera in Guinea has killed 60 people since February and is showing no signs of letting up, the country's health ministry said Thursday. Officials have registered 2,054 cases
6 Aug 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
ZIMBABWE, HARARE (The Standard (Zimbabwe)) — A local residents' trust has called on the Harare City Council (HCC) to show political commitment towards improving water delivery in the city. The call comes after several outbreaks of diar
26 Jul 2012 - 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — Late last week, 104 members of the U.S.
25 Jul 2012 - 09:21 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (United States Department of State) — At the request of the Government of Haiti, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S.
19 Jul 2012 - 09:15 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (The Reporter ) — Rita Colwell, a former director of the U.S.
17 Jul 2012 - 08:24 by Local Press ReportCases of the dangerous, gastrointestinal disease, cholera have been seen at epidemic levels in the Bicol Region according to Department of Health (DOH) reports.
5 Jul 2012 - 10:13 by Local Press Report
HAVANA (EmpowHer) — Three people have died of cholera and another 50 have been diagnosed with the illness in an outbreak caused by contaminated well water, the Cuban government said on Tuesday. It blamed recent
22 May 2012 - 14:39 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (AlertNet) — Up to 250,000 people are at risk from cholera during Haiti’s hurricane season, warns children’s charity Plan International. Aid workers for Plan are launching awareness campaigns in schools an
21 May 2012 - 09:16 by Local Press Report
HALF ASSINI (GNA (Ghana)) — The Jomoro District Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has appealed passionately to government, benevolent societies and philanthropists to help acquire the necessary drugs to deal with the ou
15 Dec 2010 - 14:35 by Local Press Report
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, SANTO DOMINGO (The Associated Press) — Health authorities in the Dominican Republic are analyzing water samples from the area along the border with Haiti in an effort to find the source of cholera cases in the country.
8 Dec 2010 - 14:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — T he World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) have now estimated a possible 650,000 cases of cholera in Haiti over the next six months.
24 Nov 2010 - 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — t-'oor sanitation in Haiti is the main reason cholera is spreading in the country, according to Tom Adams, the US State Department's Special Coordinator for Haiti.