- 3 kits are designed for the treatment of cholera patients within existing structures at the central, peripheral and community levels.
- 1 kit provides the necessary material to set-up a provisional structure for patient care when no existing structure is in place.
- 2 kits list the equipment needed for the investigation of cholera outbreaks and for the laboratory confirmation of suspected cholera cases.
The Cholera Kits - Information note can be downloaded under: http://www.who.int/cholera/kit/cholera-kit-information-note.pdf?ua=1
The Cholera Kits content list can bew downloaded under: http://www.who.int/entity/cholera/kit/cholera-kit-item-list.pdf?ua=1
at the national and acute health care facility level
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