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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

Cholera Outbreaks in Central and West Africa : 2018 Regional Update - Week 04

 

 

 

Faits saillants :

Nigéria : Des nouveaux cas ont été reportés à Kano. Il est annoncé une intensification des activités de surveillance, des interventions WASH, et du rapportage précoce des cas.

R. D. Congo : 6 Provinces (Kinshasa, Nord et Sud Kivu, Grand Kasaï, Tanganyika, Kongo Central) regroupent la majorité des cas reportés. La riposte contre les derniers foyers à Kinshasa se poursuit ainsi que la préparation à un éventuel « rebond » épidémique.

Libéria : Sept cas suspects ont été notifiés entre S1 et S4, dont deux négatifs.

Sierra Léone : 18 cas suspects ont été reportés depuis le début de l’année. Des prélèvement ont été réalisés pour confirmation.


Highlights:

Nigeria: New cases have been reported in Kano. It has been announced an intensification of surveillance, WASH activities, and early reporting.

D. R. Congo: 6 Provinces (Kinshasa, Nord et Sud Kivu, Grand Kasai, Tanganyika, Kongo Central) gather the majority of the reported cases. The response to the last outbreaks in Kinshasa continues, as well as the preparation for a possible epidemic "rebound".

Liberia: Seven suspected cases have been reported between W1 and W4, including two negative cases.

Sierra Leone: 18 suspected cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. Samples were taken for lab confirmation.

Attachments:
Download this file (WCA Cholera_Update_W4.pdf)WCA Cholera_Update_W4.pdf[ ]831 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