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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.

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Ghana - High priority area / hotspots

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SUMMARY

Localization of at-risk populations:

  • Greater Accra Region and adjacent coastal and inland districts
  • Coastal districts in Volta, Central and Western Regions
  • Districts in the vicinity of Kumasi Metropolis in Ashanti Region
  • Districts further north situated along major travel routes in the regions of Brong-Ahafo, Northern and Upper East

High-risk populations and pratices

  • Informal settlements and densely populated neighborhoods in Accra, home of workers from neighboring countries
  • Food and water sachet vendors in Accra
  • Migrant fishermen traveling along the Gulf of Guinean
  • Tradesmen and bus drivers on the coastal Accra–Lagos road
  • Workers commuting between the regions of Greater Accra and Eastern
  • Workers traveling between Volta Region (Ketu District) and Togo (Lomé D4 and Golfe districts)

Attachments:
Download this file (Ghana.pdf)Ghana.pdf[ ]2581 kB

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