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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 3 December 2017 - Borno State Ministry of Health

As of Dec. 3rd 2017, 

Highlights

  • 10 additional cases were reported between 25th November and 3rd December 2017,
  • No death reported,
  • No cases reported from Dikwa, MMC, Mafa and Jere.

Epidemiological summary

  • The total number of cases reported in Borno state since the inception of the outbreak stands at 5357, with 61 deaths (CFR = 1.1%). 2692 cases have been reported in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 1758 cases in Monguno and 93 cases in Guzamala. The number of cases reported from Dikwa, MMC and Mafa stand at 736, 58 and 20 respectively and have remained so for over seven weeks.
  • Out of the 431 samples tested using RDTs, 354 (82%) were positive while 175 (46%) of 381 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