Medics from non-profit organisation CFK Africa, which operates a clinic in Nairobi’s Kibera informal settlement, have documented a case of the disease in the area.
“Cholera can spread rapidly, and it can be life-threatening, especially in informal settlements that do not have strong infrastructure. Our goal is to monitor the disease closely so that we can notify the Ministry of Health and intervene quickly and effectively if it starts to spread,” the organisation’s Executive Director Hillary Omala stated.
Omala added: “The good news is that there are effective treatments for cholera, and we know how it spreads. With the right interventions, we can keep these outbreaks limited.”
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