This is a module created to improve preparedness for and response of communities in countries at risk of a cholera epidemic.
The Zambian government launched a Community Health Assistant (CHA) program in 2010. The Ministry’s goal was to train 5,000 new CHAs by 2017—a massive investment in a country with only 6,000 nurses.
This is a basic form for reporting individual cases of plague. It asks for information regarding patient history and the course of the illness. In addition, it offers space for laboratory results, the case status, and epidemiological information.
This brochure shows areas of the state wehre plague is likely to be found in rodents and other animals, how to protect oneself, and how to recognize plague symptoms.
This information flyer provides descripitons of the different types of bubonic plague, including symptoms, transmission, and treatment.
This fact sheet provides the following information about plague:
- Key facts
- Signs and symptoms
- Where is it found
- Managing Outbreaks
- Prevention and Control
The burden of malaria has dropped significantly in the last 10 ten years. It is unfortunate that this completely preventable disease continues to exist at all, particularly among pregnant women, where malaria can have extreme consequences on both maternal and fetal outcomes.