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The Regional Cholera Platforms in Africa bring together multi-sectoral partners from different organizations involved in cholera prevention, preparedness, or response in the region.

Where we work?

We work in more than 45 countries across the two regions of Western & Central Africa (24 countries), and Eastern & Southern Africa (21 countries)

What we do?

The Regional Cholera Platforms aim to improve cholera control and prevention across Africa through operationalization of an integrated strategy towards elimination.

Welcome on the Regional Cholera Platforms in Africa

Nigeria - Cholera Daily sitrep as of 7 Novembre 2017 - Borno State Ministry of Health

Highlights

  • 5 additional suspected cholera cases were reported.
  • No death reported.
  • No case reported from Dikwa for OVER 3 weeks.
  • No Alert.

Epidemiological summary

  • Total number of suspected cases of cholera reported stands at 5335, with 61 deaths (CFR = 1.1%). 2691 cases in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 736 cases in Dikwa, 1757 cases in Monguno, cases in MMC and Mafa stand at 58 and 20 respectively.
  • Two new cases were reported from Guzamala (Guworam) today, making a total of 78 cases from the LGA.
  • Out of the 428 samples tested using RDTs, 350 (82%) were positive while 173 (46%) of 378 samples were culture positive.

Supported by


European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
ECHO


UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)
UK AID


The United Nations Children's Fund
UNICEF

Our Offices

  1. UNICEF Regional Office for West & Central Africa (WCARO)
    Immeuble Madjiguene – Almadies Dakar
    P.O. Box 29720 Senegal
    Email : contact@choleraplatform.info  | jgraveleau@unicef.org

  2. UNICEF Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (ESARO)
    Block F" and part of E" ,Gigiri United Nations Avenue  Limuru Road
    P.O. Box 44145  Nairobi, Kenya 00100
    Email : gtabbal@unicef.org
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Dakar , Senegal

Email : contact@choleraplatform.info
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Nairobi,Kenya

Email : gtabbal@unicef.org