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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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Cholera Outbreaks in Central and West Africa : 2018 Regional Update - Week 12


Faits saillants :

Congo : A S12, 32 cas suspects ont été rapportés dans les départements de Plateaux et Likouala qui partagent leurs frontières avec des districts affectés par le choléra en R. D. C.

R. D. Congo : Les provinces endémiques de l’Est demeurent affectées, quelques foyers épidémiques persistent à l’Ouest. La situation globale s’améliore à la semaine 12 alors qu’aucune province n’a rapporté plus de 100 cas.

Libéria : 9 cas suspects ont été rapportés entre la semaine 11 et la semaine 12.

Nigéria : 175 cas suspects ont été rapportés à la semaine 11. A Borno, on note une diminution constante du nombre de cas rapportés. A la semaine 11, 112 cas ont été rapportés dans l’Etat de Bauchi où une équipe de réponse rapide a été déployée (NCDC).


Congo: at W12, 32 suspected cases were reported from Plateaux and Likouala Departments, which share borders with affected districts in D. R. Congo.

D. R. Congo: cholera is still active in the Eastern endemic Provinces, some outbreaks persists in the Western part. Yet, the overall situation is slightly improving at W12 as no provinces recorded more than a hundred cases.

Liberia: Nine suspected case were reported between week 11 and week 12.

Nigeria: 175 suspected cases were reported at W11. In Borno, there is a continuous decrease in the number of reported cases. At W11, 112 cases were reported from Bauchi State where a Rapid Response Team was deployed (NCDC).

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Supported by

European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)

The United Nations Children's Fund

Our Offices

  1. UNICEF Regional Office for West & Central Africa (WCARO)
    Immeuble Madjiguene – Almadies Dakar
    P.O. Box 29720 Senegal
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  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
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