Cholera Outbreak in Syria

The Ministry of Health (MoH) of Syria officially declared a cholera outbreak on 10 September 2022, with the majority of cases reported from Aleppo, Deir-ez-Zor and Al-Hasakeh governorates. More information you can find in our CHOLERA TOOLBOX and in our latest Issue Brief 25: Cholera Arabic Information

Ebola Disease caused by Sudan virus - Uganda

As of 25 September 2022, a cumulative number of 18 confirmed and 18 probable cases have been reported from Mubende, Kyegegwa and Kassanda districts, including 23 deaths, of which five were among confirmed cases (CFR among confirmed cases 28%). This is the first Ebola disease outbreak caused by Sudan virus (SUDV) in Uganda since 2012. Please find relevant training material, clinical guidelines, infection control & prevention IPC measures in our EBOLA TOOLBOX and in our latest Issue Brief Ebola

Planetary Health Toolbox

"Planetary Health " works in an interdisciplinary way and deals with the interrelationships of human health, the economic and social system, and the natural habitat of our planet. The Planetary Health Toolbox includes topics such as One Health, Climate change, biodiversity, and impact on health. We have published an Issue Brief on "Climate Change & Heath" to raise awareness about heat waves as a result of climate change and its impact on health. Be curious and take a look at our introduction video and into the toolbox.


Whole of Syria: AWD/Cholera Outbreak Situation Report No.1, 26 September 2022

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs OCHA  (2022)

Cholera Arabic Information

Ahmed, H.; S. Mauder The MEDBOX Team  (2022)

Cholera Poster

World Health Organization WHO; Eastern Mediterranean Region  (2022)

Cholera Information for health workers

World Health Organization WHO; Eastern Mediterranean Region  (2022)

MEDBOX Video Series

The MEDBOX team has produced a new video clip series to virtually explain "The idea behind MEDBOX" as well as the different possibilities of use. Video 2 "How to search a document" deals with searching specific documents, video 3  MEDBOX Features explains how to register, how to use MY MEDBOX and MY NEWS and video 4 TOOLBOXES gives you a brief overview about our available Toolboxes. You find these video clips here in MEDBOX and on YouTube!

Kindred Organisation