Project timeline: 28/11/2018 - 30/11/2020
Mrs Cynthia Semá Baltazar
Mozambique National Institute of Health
To prevent cholera epidemics and empower local public health service for sustainable cholera and other vaccine-preventable disease surveillance and control.The MOCA project was conducted in Cuamba Municipality District where cholera is found to be endemic and period outbreaks occur including the recent cholera epidemic in 2015.
Strengthened local capacity for cholera/diarrheal surveillance and laboratory diagnosis.
Prevention of cholera infection in vulnerable populations in Mozambique. Generation of data on the occurrence of cholera and other vaccine-preventable non-cholera diarrheal infections. Capacity-building of African scientists in the field of public health research collaborations particularly on diarrheal disease and cholera surveillance activities.
Cynthia Semá Baltazar
José Paulo Langa
Liliana Dengo Baloi
Jose Alberto Manuel
Ramos B. J. Mboane
Nam Seon Beck
Se Eun Park
International Institute of Vaccine, Mozambique
National Institute of Health, Provincial Health Directorate of Niassa