Cholera in the Time of Disaster

Haiti's Minister of Health Alex Larsen couldn’t make it to the 2010 IANPHI annual meeting because he was attending to an outbreak of cholera in this impoverished republic. Larsen was scheduled to speak on NPHIs’ role in disaster preparedness and response. Instead, Scott Dowell, director of the CDC’s division of global disease detection and emergency response, updated attendees about goings-on in Haiti since the massive January 12 earthquake and the recent outbreak of cholera. Read more. 

Also see these related presentations on the NPHI Role in Disaster Preparedness:
Cholera Nigeria