IF ONLY COMMUNITIES COULD SEE THIS VIDEO…

We are almost at the end of 2012 and recent data show that the number of cholera cases in Mozambique continues to fall. After peaking at almost 20.000 in 2009, cases have dropped for the third year in a row to 709 in 2012 (see table after the jump). More important, case fatality rate has been kept at less than 1%.

With the rainy season at our doors it is never too much or too early to insist on how important prevention is. The animation above, by an Oscar winning director, is incredibly educational and effective in delivering the message of how to prevent and be safe from cholera. If only communities could see it…

Trends of cholera reported cases and fatality rate in Mozambique, 2008-2012

Trends of cholera reported cases and fatality rate in Mozambique, 2008-2012

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3 Comments so far. Leave a comment below.
  1. avatar Nena,

    Love the video – thanks for sharing. Hopefully cholera cases continue to decrease in Mozambique

  2. avatar Donald,

    Say is there another way to access the video; this site is blocked at my job.

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