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Cholera Guidelines 2014


Poor hygiene and economic environment and precarious living conditions are triggering cholera outbreaks all over the world.

Therefore, this guideline will give guidance towards strategies on reduction of mortality as well as of reduction of transmission. As one cannot exclude the other in
order to be sufficient to tackle this disease. Nevertheless, if resources are limited, first priority will be given to case management and proper isolation of those ones.

The implementation of the strategies will differ as well when be addressed to rural, urban or closed (camp settings) situations.

This guideline is closing with cholera preparedness, which can be applied as well as first step before an outbreak occurs.

Various practical tools are presented in the annexes. Those annexes and in addition training, health education material and data collection tools are available in the attached CD-rom.

The authors would welcome any remarks or critical comments from those using this guide, so as to allow revision in keeping with the realities of working in the field.

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