Font Size

SCREEN

Cpanel

1chol12Who we are ?

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 5 November 2017 - Borno State Ministry of Health

Highlights

  • 6 additional suspected cholera cases were reported
  • No death reported.
  • No case reported from Dikwa for OVER 3 weeks.
  • Alert of 2 suspected cases of cholera in Bunari (settlement close to Guworam).

Epidemiological summary

  • Total number of suspected cases of cholera reported stands at 5311, with 61 deaths (CFR = 1.1%). 2664 cases in the Muna corridor (Jere LGA), 736 cases in Dikwa, 1757 cases in Monguno, cases in MMC and Mafa stands at 58 and 20 respectively. 1 new cases reported from Guzamala (Guworam) today, and the cumulative for Guzamala stand at 76 cases.
  • Out of the 274 samples tested using RDTs, 220 (80%) were positive while 120 (64%) of 187 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
1

Dakar , Senegal

Email : contact@choleraplatform.info
2

Nairobi,Kenya

Email : gtabbal@unicef.org