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Volume 17, Number 11—November 2011
THEME ISSUE
CHOLERA IN HAITI

Dispatch

Cholera Prevention Training Materials for Community Health Workers, Haiti, 2010–2011

Anu RajasinghamComments to Author , Anna B. Bowen, Ciara O’Reilly, Kari Sholtes, Katie Schilling, Catherine Hough, Joan Brunkard, Jean Wysler Domercant, Gerald Lerebours, Jean Cadet, Robert Quick, and Bobbie Person
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A. Rajasingham, A. Bowen, C. O’Reilly, K. Sholtes, K. Schilling, C. Hough, J. Brunkard, J. Cadet, R. Quick, B. Person); Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA (A. Rajasingham, K. Sholtes); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (J.W. Domercant); Ministry of Public Health and Population, Port-au-Prince (G. Lerebours)

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Summary of cholera prevention and control training materials developed for community health workers, Haiti, 2011*

Training Manual
Module 1: Community Mobilization
Module 2: What You Need to Know about Cholera
Module 3: Decision Making Guide for Taking Care of People
with Watery Diarrhea
Module 4: Handwashing
Module 5: Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS)
Module 6: Safe Drinking Water: Aquatabs
Module 7: Safe Drinking Water: Dlo Lavi
Module 7A: Safe Drinking Water: Gadyen Dlo
Module 8: Safe Drinking Water: PuR
Module 9: Safe Water Storage
Module 10: Safe Food Preparation
Module 11: Safe Sanitation and Cleaning
Module 12: When a Person with Cholera Dies at Home
Module 13: Preventing Cholera Stigma
Community Education Cards
Community Mobilization
What You Need to Know about Cholera
Decision Making Guide for Taking Care of People with Watery
Diarrhea
Handwashing
Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS)
Safe Drinking Water: Aquatabs
Safe Drinking Water: Dlo Lavi
Safe Drinking Water: Gadyen Dlo
Safe Drinking Water: PuR
Making Drinking Water Safe With Household Bleach
Safe Water Storage
Safe Food Preparation
Safe Sanitation and Cleaning
When a Person with Cholera Dies at Home
Cleaning after Flooding
Preventing Cholera Stigma
Training Guide
Optional PowerPoint presentation to accompany materials
Low-Literacy Posters
If You or Your Family Get Sick with Cholera (2 posters: Adult
and Child versions)
How to Prepare Food Safely
Wash your Hands to Stop Cholera
How to Make and Use Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS)
How to Make Water Safe Using Aquatabs (5 posters, 1 for
each dosage of Aquatab)
How to Make Water Safe Using Dlo Lavi
How to Make Water Safe Using Gadyen Dlo
How to Make Water Safe Using PuR
How to Make Water Safe Using Household Bleach
How to Practice Safe Sanitation and Cleaning
How to Prevent Cholera Stigma
How to Make a Tippy Tap

*These materials are available at www.cdc.gov/cholera/materials.html.

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