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Working together to beat cholera

Daily meeting of the cholera command and control centre.

At WHO’s office in Sierra Leone, WHO representative Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu and Dr Amara Jambai, from the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, co-chair the daily meeting of the cholera control command centre. Staff from WHO, the Ministry and partners such as UNICEF and nongovernmental organizations share information and plan response activities to the outbreak. Here Dr Alemu explains the cholera situation to the United Nations Executive Representative of the Secretary General.

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