Togo

Destination Togo: Fourth UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Africa

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Thu, 02/07/2009 - 21:25

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Epidemic in Togo

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Across 7 West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d?Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo) there have been 38 cases of wild polio reported in 2008 and an additional 13 cases so far in 2009. Ministries of Health have collaborated with coordination support by WHO to conduct 2 supplementary and synchronised polio vaccination days for children under 5 years across all 7 countries to prevent futher spread of the disease.

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Epidemic in Togo

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EP-2009-000067-TGO

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Togo

Occurance Date: 

25/03/2009

Epidemic in Togo

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The Government of Togo through a press release on 12 December 2008 has officially confirmed the outbreak of cholera epidemic in the country?s capital Lome and its environs. The outbreak is attributed to the poor sanitation habit of the population, lack of portable water source as well as the effects of the recent floods in the country.

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Epidemic in Togo

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EP-2009-000012-TGO

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Togo

Occurance Date: 

13/01/2009

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