This unit contains approximately 11 hours 15 minutes (2 days) of training activities. 

Community Health Workers are trained to:

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms associated with cholera.
  • Prepare Oral Rehydration Serum (ORS).
  • Administer Oral Rehydration Serum (ORS) to infants, children, and adults as part of the treatment for cholera.
  • Refer infants, children, and adults to the health center for treatment.
  • Treat drinking water and cooking water to ensure that it is free from germs.
  • Help families to adopt behaviors that prevent the spread of cholera, including hand washing, treating water, and proper disposal of waste and human feces.
  • Provide or oversee safe burials for people who have died from cholera.