Epidemics Prevention and response

This project aims at preventing the occurrence im proving the control of epidemics such as cholera, measles and neglected tropical diseases by enhancing:

• Community disease surveillance,

• Risk communication

• Capacity for community health facilities and community volunteers. The strategies will involve,

• Rollout national and international guidelines at community level

• Training and deployment of community volunteers,

• Supporting contact tracing efforts.

• Community engagement to demystify myths and misconception around epidemics.

VAHA has successfully intervened in two major epidemics; the cholera outbreak in the south west and Littoral region and the covid19 pandemic. For more information Click Here (Link to the Updates on Epidemics)