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Table 2 Components and activities of the ‘coup de poing’ strategy deployed in the Ouest department in Haiti, 2017

From: Impact of patron saint festivities on cholera in three communes in Haiti

Components Activities
Coordination - 55 situation room meetings
Epidemiologic surveillance - Daily action-oriented epidemiologic analysis
Investigation - More than 7 multisectoral and multi-partnered investigations
Care delivery - 30 supervision visits of Diarrheal Treatment Centers
- 10 follow-up visits
- Training of 20 nurses, 7 nursing assistants and 10 hygienists
- Installation and rehabilitation of equipment on 3 outbreak sites by partner NGOs
- Supply of treatment centers with materials and establishment of a contingency stock
- Transport of specimen to the National public health laboratory by partner NGOs
Community response and water, sanitation and hygiene - Deployment of 26 mobile teams
- Distribution of 8929 sanitary kits
- Distribution of 644,123 oral rehydration solutions
- Operation of 14,058 water point decontaminations
- Installation of 69 chlorination points
- Installation of 17 hand washing points
- Organization of 78 mass awareness sessions in marketplaces, churches and schools
- Distribution of 10,744 flyers containing awareness messages
Communication - Training of 401 focal points in local town halls
- Training of 108 marketplace directors, 155 grassroot organizations directors and 136 funeral directors
- 43 street theater performances reaching 4200 individuals
- 30 public transportation debates reaching 7350 individuals
- Distribution of T-shirts and USB with awareness messages reaching 9600 individuals
- 6 workshops targeting 210 religious leaders
- Involvement of 85 churches reaching 17,000 individuals
  1. Source: DINEPA, 2017. [Report] Results of the ‘coup de poing’ strategy against cholera, Ouest department, Haiti