Despite the possible benefits of using OCVs, many people would have considered the logistics of getting the vaccines to the remote coastal areas of Guinea insurmountable – the roads are very difficult, in some areas it involves a rickety boat ride. But
not Dr. Sakoba. There are those in the ministry that call Dr. Sakoba “Dr. Cholera” and the work he initiated was important in informing GAVI on their recent decision to fund cholera vaccines for endemic and epidemic use – thus his efforts now benefit not just
Guinea, but all countries affected by cholera.
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