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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 28 August 2017 - Borno State Ministry of Health

Highlights

  • 69 cases were seen either at Muna IDP camp and/or CTC Dala clinically diagnosed with cholera and onset of symptoms from 14 August to 27 August 2017
  • Number of deaths (7%CFR): 5
  • 3 cholera cases were culture confirmed by the Central Public Health Laboratory in Lagos
  • As of 27 August 5 deaths have been reported: 3 in Muna IDP camp and 2 in the CTC, Dala

Epidemiological summary:

  • 45 cholera cases were admitted at Dala CTC between 16 and 27 August 2017A total of 54 patients were seen at the Oral Rehydratation Post and the Dala CTC between 16 and 26 August.
  • Among the 54 suspected cholera cases , all live in Muna IDP camp, except one who lives in Bolori II (Bulabulin Ngarannam)
  • 5 deaths were reported so far (1 in Dala CTC and 4 in Muna IDP camp)
Attachments:
Download this file (0_28_CholeraSitRep28Aug2017.pdf)0_28_CholeraSitRep28Aug2017.pdf[ ]469 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