Cholera Platform

Against cholera

2011 - Lake Chad basin : WASH and cholera epidemiology: an integrated evaluation in the countries of the Lake Chad Basin


Code: 2011- E2
Consultant :
Pierre-Yves Ogier, Antrhopologue
Bertrand Saudre, Epidemiologiste

Date : Août 2011


The preparation for and response to cholera epidemics demand a multi-sectoral approach based on knowledge about the epidemiology of the disease over different dimensions of space and time, and involving actions in charge of access to water, sanitation and hygiene. This retrospective analysis of risk factors on the regional level allowed to highlight factors linked to water, sanitation and hygiene.