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Human and Canine Rabies Assessment in Rural Communities in the north of Togo, 2010

BACKGROUND: Rabies remains a public health problem in Togo. From the period of 2005 to 2010, human case of rabies was reported by the national surveillance system in the north of Togo (Region des Savanes), and five others regions recorded at least 13 cases . We conducted this study to assess rabies situation in these regions, and propose some control measures

Year: 
2010
Author (s): 

: P. Pato, T. Z├ękiba A. M. Sawadogo, Y.Ndjakani, E. Kanyala, M. Mounkaila, Y.S.Kone, R.Kinde, K. Akolly, A. Ouedraogo, A. J. Akakpo, A.Kulo G. Minoungou, J. Zigeser, C. Bebay,

Presenter (s): 
Pidemnewe

Outbreak of V. cholera in a rural area of Punjab, Pakistan-August 2009

Background: On August 14, 2009, District Health Authorities were informed about an increased number of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) cases in a village of Arifwala tehsil with two deaths. A team was sent to investigate the outbreak, confirm the diagnosis, identify the risk factors and recommend control measures.

Year: 
2007
Author (s): 

Rana Imtiaz Ahmed, Jamil Ahmed Ansari, Rana Jawad Asghar

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Mohammad Abbas
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