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Webinar: Cholera in Mosambik (English)

In the webinar on Thursday, 6 June (1 pm), you will learn how cholera outbreaks can be prevented, what these outbreaks have to do with climate change and how SolidarMed is sensitizing the population with trained local volunteers.

Webinar «Cholera in Mosambik»

In the webinar on Thursday, June 6 (1 p.m.), you will learn how cholera outbreaks can be prevented.

Register now!

Join our webinar and learn more about the disease and our work on the ground in Mozambique. Thomas Vandamme, Program Manager Mozambique, and Barbara Kruspan, Country Director Mozambique, will give you an insight into cholera prevention on the ground.
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When: Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 1 p.m.

Location: Online (link via e-mail)

The webinar will be held in English.

«I look forward to telling you more about the cholera situation in Mozambique in the webinar. »

Thomas Vandamme, Program Manager Mozambique

Deadly but well treatable disease

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated. WHO estimates that up to four million people contract cholera every year, of whom 143,000 die. Mild cases can be treated with a rehydration solution, while severe cases need intravenous fluids and antibiotics. To prevent the spread of cholera, SolidarMed works together with the local organization Wiwanana in Mozambique. The organization connects trained volunteers, the population and the health system. In this way, they succeed in sensitizing people to hygiene measures and containing the spread of cholera.