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Launch of the renewed strategy for cholera control

Ending Cholera – A Global Roadmap to 2030

Date: 4 October 2017
Place: Les Pensieres, Veyrier-du-Lac, France

The Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC) brings together more than 50 organizations to intensify efforts and strengthen partnerships to reduce cholera deaths by 90% by 2030 through a renewed strategy and global roadmap that focuses on:

  • Early detection and quick response to contain outbreaks at an early stage;
  • A multisectoral approach to prevent cholera in hotspots in endemic countries (including improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and through use of oral cholera vaccines (OCV)) and,
  • An effective mechanism of coordination for technical support, resource mobilization and partnership at local and global level – with the GTFCC providing a strong framework to support countries in intensifying efforts to control cholera.

This meeting marks the launch of the strategy titled Ending Cholera: A Global Roadmap to 2030. With the commitment of cholera-affected countries, technical partners, and donors, as many as 20 countries could eliminate the disease transmission by 2030.


The objectives of the 4th October meeting are to solidify concrete commitments:

  • From cholera-affected countries, for implementation of evidence-based cholera control and elimination plans;
  • From GTFCC partners, for active involvement as technical experts;
  • From key donors, for support of the global mechanism and/or to the country programs.



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