Water services and public health: the 2000-01 cholera outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

OUTPUT TYPE: Conference or seminar papers
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2004
TITLE AUTHOR(S): D.Hemson, B.Dube
KEYWORDS: CHOLERA, HEALTH, KWAZULU-NATAL, WATER SERVICE DELIVERY
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Abstract

In this paper the cholera epidemic is described and assessed in terms of the vulnerability of the rural communities in South Africa to water borne diseases, the gaps which were evidenced, and the in terms of the various forms of intervention, the messages put over, and the long term lessons drawn from its incidence.