News & Perspective

Jun 26, 2017

Jun 26, 2017
Cholera

Yemen's cholera outbreak grows by 5,000 cases per day

Two years of conflict have cut 14.5 million people off from access to clean water and sanitation.

Dec 03, 2015

Dec 03, 2015
Family food market

WHO says kids bear heavy foodborne illness burden

Regions vary by disease impact and type of threat, with Africa and Southeast Asia bearing large burdens.

Dec 12, 2012

Dec 12, 2012

UN unveils cholera elimination plan for Haiti, Dominican Republic

(CIDRAP News) – United Nations (UN) officials yesterday launched a new initiative to eliminate cholera from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, using short-term measures such as targeted vaccine use and more permanent ones such as ensuring a clean drinking water supply.

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